Local Counties Get Historical/Cultural Grants 27 Sep 12

New Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants for organizations across the State were announced Wednesday with McLeod and Renville Counties among them.

More than 80 organizations in 37 counties will receive the grants for projects aimed at preserving and sharing the state’s history and cultural heritage.

In this latest round of Minnesota Historical Society grants, there were 56 grants of over $7,000 awarded, and 33 grants of up to $7,000.

The McLeod County Historical Society is getting over $51,000 for compressible shelving for their artifact collections.

The Renville County Historical Society is getting $45,000 to help inventory their around 12,000 objects.