June 6, 2023

James Monroe Museum Receives Grants

The James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library has been awarded two event support grants totaling $3,000 by the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority (EDA) on Monday, April 9.  Both grants were awarded under the EDA’s JumpStart! program, which stimulates economic development by supporting events and projects undertaken by city businesses and nonprofit organizations.

One grant, for $1,000, supports performers at two museum events commemorating the birthdays of James Monroe and his wife, Elizabeth Kortright Monroe. The events include a presidential birthday celebration on Saturday, April 28 and Mrs. Monroe’s birthday tea on Saturday, June 9.

The second grant, for $2,000, supports performer fees and logistics for the 23rd Annual Fredericksburg Welsh Festival on September 22.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.