KRHF Receives 2019 CKHF Investment Operating Grant

City of Kingston Heritage Fund Awards for 2019

KINGSTON, ONT. - The City of Kingston Heritage Fund (CKHF) presented a total of $282,763 to ten Kingston heritage organizations, dedicated to enriching the cultural and heritage sector.  The funding will support day-to-day operations and unique cultural heritage projects in 2019.

The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries & Historic Sites (KAM) hosted a cheque presentation event on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10:00 am, at the Military Communications & Electronics Museum, 75 Craftsman Blvd.

“The City of Kingston Heritage Fund aligns with the City’s strategic objectives to support and celebrate our city’s rich heritage.” explains Jennifer Campbell, the City’s Manager of Cultural Heritage.

Dave St. Onge, president of the Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites commented that “Our Association is pleased, not only to assist the City in the administration of the annual Heritage Fund, but more so, to continue our support of our vibrant and diverse cultural heritage sector in contributing to the quality of life in our community.  We are also looking forward in anticipation to see the results of the interesting and important projects that are being recognized this year.”

Annually providing funding since 2014 to Kingston museums, heritage projects and cultural groups, the CKHF supports organizations in both an operational capacity and for project specific endeavours.

The Kingston Regional Heritage Fair (KRHF) was the recipient of an Investment Operating Grant.Stew Ross, Treasurer of the KRHF Committee, accepted a cheque from the Mayor of Kingston, Bryan Patterson.

-Adapted from CKHS media release Jan 10, 2019