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SOURCE Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is pleased to announce it is awarding nearly $2 million in grants to qualified museums and official county historical societies under the Cultural and Historic Support program.
This is a one-year, interim grant program using funds placed in PHMC's operating budget by the state legislature and restricted for this purpose only.
Working with legislative leadership to determine the best way to distribute the limited funds, applicants must meet organizational eligibility requirements. Awards are based on a calculation that uses the operating budget from the most recently completed fiscal year.
The goals of the General Operating Support Program are:
The Cultural and Historical Support grant program is restricted to eligible organizations:
All applications must be completed by Friday, March 14, 2014, on PHMC's eGrant application system (http://phmc.egrant.org) and hardcopy materials must be received by Friday, March 21, 2014. Eligibility information and grant guidelines can be found at: www.phmc.state.pa.us/grants.
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Visit PHMC online at www.phmc.state.pa.us.
Media Contact: Howard Pollman, 717-705-8639
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