Local organizations will benefit from Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants

(ABC6 News) – The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) announced recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants.

In all, 33 grants will be spread across 23 counties, totaling $281,675. The quarterly issued grants will help organizations such as nonprofits, educational, government units and federally recognized tribes that preserve and share the history of Minnesota.

The grants which are made possible by the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and was created by the vote of Minnesotans in 2008, supports the efforts to preserve the land, water, and legacy of the state.

The Olmsted County Historical Society in Rochester will benefit from the program and get awarded $9,600 to hire a qualified and experienced HVAC engineer to evaluate how well the current system controls the museum environment.

The Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove will get awarded $10,000, and the Polish Cultural Institute in Winona, $9,999.

Any information on the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants progam, and to view the recipients of small grants ($10,000 or less) from the spring 2022 can all be seen here.