City of Kingston Heritage Fund Awards $282,763 for 2019

Date: 
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City of Kingston Heritage Fund Awards $282,763 for 2019

 

 

KINGSTON, ONT./ January 10, 2019 - The City of Kingston Heritage Fund (CKHF) will present a total of $282,763 to ten Kingston heritage organizations, dedicated to enriching the cultural and heritage sector.  The funding will support day-to-day operations and unique cultural heritage projects in 2019.

 

The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries & Historic Sites (KAM) are pleased to host a cheque presentation event on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10:00 am, at the Military Communications & Electronics Museum, 75 Craftsman Blvd.  The public is welcome to attend and support the successful organizations. 

 

“The City of Kingston Heritage Fund aligns with the City’s strategic objectives to support and celebrate our city’s rich heritage.” explains Jennifer Campbell, the City’s Manager of Cultural Heritage.

 

Dave St. Onge, president of the Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites commented that “Our Association is pleased, not only to assist the City in the administration of the annual Heritage Fund, but more so, to continue our support of our vibrant and diverse cultural heritage sector in contributing to the quality of life in our community.  We are also looking forward in anticipation to see the results of the interesting and important projects that are being recognized this year.”

 

Annually providing funding since 2014 to Kingston museums, heritage projects and cultural groups, the CKHF supports organizations in both an operational capacity and for project specific endeavours.

 

2019 successful organizations:

 

Organization

CKHF Grant

Full Operating Grant

 

  Beyond Classrooms Kingston

$53,554.32

  Frontenac County Schools Museum

$46,960.55

  Kingston Historical Society – Murney Tower

$51,302.79

  Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston

$49,533.73

  Museum of Health Care

$54,840.91

Investment Operating Grant

 

  Kingston African Caribbean Association

$5,000.00

  Kingston Regional Heritage Fair

$5,000.00

  Kingston Scouts Museum

$1,000.00

Project Grant

 

  Frontenac Heritage Foundation – Regenerating Places of Faith Workshop

$3,500.00

  Lower Burial Ground Society – The “Lost” Burial Ground – Inventory and Recording

$12,071.00

 

 

Further details about the City of Kingston Heritage Fund, including program eligibility and objectives can be found at kingstonmuseums.ca/CKHF.

 

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Media contact:

For more information on Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites, or the City of Kingston Heritage Fund, contact Debbie Holdich, coordinator, at 613-507-4014 or info@kingstonmuseums.ca

 

For more information on the City of Kingston, call the media hotline at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

Location: 
Military Communications & Electronics Museum
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