Two non-profits in Wayne County have received historic grants from the state, marking a significant achievement for organizations and community.
The first grant, for $500,000, was awarded to the Wayne County Historical Society, which will use the funds to renovate and expand its museum. The project includes the construction of a new wing to house exhibits, a research library, and a community meeting space. The grant will also be used to improve accessibility and upgrade the heating and cooling systems.
The second grant, for $250,000, was awarded to the Wayne County Land Trust, which will use the funds to acquire and preserve new land for public use. The grant will also be used to improve existing preserves and trails, and to support educational programs and outreach.
The grants were awarded through the state’s Environmental Protection Fund, which provides funding for land acquisition, protection, and public access projects. These grants are the largest in the history of Wayne County, and they reflect the state’s commitment to preserving the natural and cultural heritage of the area.
The Wayne County Historical Society and the Wayne County Land Trust are two of the most important non-profits in the area, and these grants will have a significant impact on the community,” said Wayne County Executive. “The grants will not only support the organizations’ work but also provide benefits for residents and visitors to Wayne County.”
The Wayne County Historical Society and the Wayne County Land Trust will begin their projects later this year, and they are expected to be completed within two years.
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