Quincy News

Quincy Preserves receives grant to continue scholarship program

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Jun. 4, 2020 4:20 pm

QUINCY -- Quincy Preserves is one of 13 nonprofit organizations in Illinois to receive a one-time $2,000 grant from Landmarks Illinois.

The statewide historic preservation advocacy agency created a COVID-19 Organization Relief Grant Program this spring to assist community development, preservation and other partner nonprofits throughout the state during the pandemic.

Quincy Preserves plans to use the grant to continue awarding two scholarships to two area high school students to encourage an awareness of historic preservation among young people.

Landmarks Illinois received 94 applications for the 13 available grants.

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