Bismarck   (CSi)  The Historical Society of North Dakota has awarded $400,000 in Cultural Heritage Grants to distribute for the current biennium to 22 eligible organizations throughout the state.

Cultural Heritage Grants provide grant funding to nonprofit organizations including local museums, historical societies, and city, county and tribal governments. Eligible projects include capital improvements, exhibits, special projects or events, education activities, and collections.

Grants were awarded in the Jamestown area to:

  • Jamestown Tourism received $10,000 to catalog the collections at the former Frontier Village.
  • National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown received $36,000 to catalog the museum’s collection.
  • Barnes County Historical Society in Valley City received $700 to purchase a new video camera.
  • McHenry County Historical Society in Towner received $30,000 for rehabilitation of the 1906 City Hall, future home of the McHenry County Western Museum.
  • McIntosh County Historical Society in Ashley received $8,997 for the re-shingling of the McIntosh County Heritage Center.