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NCC Receives Historical Records Collection Grant

Newport -

AUGUSTA- Maine State Archivist David Cheever today announced the Newport Cultural Center will receive $3,500.00 to preserve and provide better access to its historical collections as part of the Historical Records Collections Grant Program. The program is administered by the Maine Historical Records Advisory Board, with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant program is coordinated in Maine by the State Archives.
Recent studies underscore that cultural resources are important in decisions to locate businesses or to choose a community in which to retire. These grants help sustain the basic infrastructure of this key element of our society.

For information about the Historical Records Collections Grant Program, call Janet Roberts at 287-5791 or e-mail janet.roberts@maine.gov

For More Information:

Contact Name: Leigh Hallett

Telephone Number: (207)368-5074

Website: http://www.newportculturalcenter.org

Email: director@newportculturalcenter.org