Historic Hope Foundation: Economic Expansion/Diversity Project

Organization:
Historic Hope Foundation, Inc.
Amount:
$184,525.70
Program Area:
Community Assistance Initiative
County of Applicant:
Bertie
Description:

This grant will assist Historic Hope Foundation with efforts to increase tourism in Bertie County by expanding the interpretation of the Historic Hope site and providing enhanced educational opportunities for Bertie County students. A portion of the grant will serve as a 25% match for a federal grant to enhance the cultural diversity of the exhibits and expand marketing efforts. This grant will also support improvements to the campus grounds, which will include walking trails, a greenhouse (in partnership with Bertie County Schools) for a working laboratory for the Agri-College and other schools, and an arboretum. This project will increase tourism in Bertie County.

Contact:
Mr. Turner B. Sutton 132 Hope House Road Windsor, North Carolina 27983 252-794-3140
Areas Served:
Bertie

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