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The Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums Receive $10,000 from Maryland Humanities, Hatza Memorial SHINE Grant Program

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums, the non-profit organization that supports the historic sites overseen by St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, was recently awarded $10,000 from Maryland Humanities through the Hatza Memorial SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) Grant Program for general operating funds. “We are truly honored that our organization was selected for this grant funding,” says Dale Springer, President of the Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Lighthouse Museums. “These funds will help us continue our mission to support and preserve local history and provide educational and leisure programing through our museums here in St. Mary’s County.” SHINE Grant recipients include museums, historic sites, preservation & historical societies, and community & cultural organizations. General operating expenses include salaries, rent, utilities, supplies, equipment, programs, and other expenses. The grants provide full flexibility to nonprofits, allowing them to determine where funds are most needed. These grants are funded by the State of Maryland via the Maryland Historical Trust. Learn more about the SHINE Grant Program and recipients at: www.mdhumanities.org/grants. About the Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums; The Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums raise […]

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