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32 Tourism-Related Nonprofits Get Grants


Credit: Visit Bucks County

More than 30 Bucks County nonprofits received tourism grants from Visit Bucks County on Wednesday.

The $300,000 was divided among 32 nonprofits that are involved with tourism and tourism initiatives in Bucks County as part of a 10-year-old grant program.

Below is a list of the fall 2018 recipients: 

  • African American Museum of Bucks County
  • Bike Bucks County & Bucks County B&B Association
  • Bristol Riverside Theatre
  • Bucks County Audubon Society
  • Bucks County Children’s Museum
  • Bucks County Community College Foundation
  • Bucks County Wine Trail
  • Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
  • Craven Hall Historical Society
  • Delaware River Towns
  • Experience Yardley
  • Friends of Silver Lake Nature Center
  • Friends of Washington Crossing Park
  • Heritage Conservancy
  • Historical Fallsington, Inc.
  • James A. Michener Art Museum
  • La Fiocco
  • Lenape Chamber Ensemble
  • Mercer Museum
  • New Hope Celebrates – Regional Meeting
  • New Hope Celebrates – Retro-Scope
  • New Hope Historical Society
  • Newtown Arts Co.
  • Newtown Historic Association
  • Pearl S. Buck International
  • Pennsbury Society-Pennsbury Manor
  • Quakertown Alive!
  • TMA Bucks Foundation
  • Town & Country Players
  • Twin Rivertown Projects
  • Tyler Park Center for the Arts
  • United States Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs

A ceremony to announce the grant winners was held at the Bucks County Visitors Center in Bensalem.

The funding for the grant program, which has given out $4.1 million since 2008, is funded by a portion of the Bucks County lodging tax.

The next tourism grants will be handed out in spring. Applications are due by April 1, 2019.


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