The Bucks County Historical Society has announced that it has been awarded a Core Support grant from the William Penn Foundation as a part of the foundation’s continued commitment to arts and culture.
“This Core Support funding from the William Penn Foundation comes at a time when our organization is growing, and reaching more communities throughout Bucks County. These funds are vital because they provide flexibility for us to explore new partnerships, maintain strong and viable operations, and advance our commitment to enriching cultural life throughout the region. It is also a testament from the foundation, that the Bucks County Historical Society is making a difference through its programs and services. Our entire organization is truly grateful for this amazing three-year grant commitment,” said Executive Director of the Bucks County Historical Society, Kyle McKoy.
The William Penn Foundation, founded in 1945 by Otto and Phoebe Haas, is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia region through efforts that increase educational opportunities for children from low-income families, ensure a sustainable environment, foster creativity that enhances civic life, and advance philanthropy in the Philadelphia region. Since inception, the Foundation has made nearly 10,000 grants totaling over $1.6 billion.