VMHC announces 2024 Commonwealth History Fund grant recipients

Nearly $400,000 awarded to support historical preservation

A magnet held in the foreground with a VMHC on it.

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture has been awarding these grants since 2022.

Photo by RICtoday

The Virginia Museum of History and Culture announced its 2024 recipients of grants from the Commonwealth History Fund, a program designed to support historical preservation.

This year’s funding totals close to $400,000. Since 2022, VMHC has awarded nearly $1.2 million statewide to nonprofits, educational institutions, and Virginia Indian tribes.

The museum announced this year’s winners in a YouTube video. The 14 chosen organizations include Virginia Tech Foundation, Historic Germanna, and Richmond’s John Marshall House.

Recipients can use the funds for anything from research to educational programming to the acquisition and conservation of historical artifacts.