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In the US, 35 Black churches to receive total of $US4 million for preservation work

US Historic Black Churches

United StatesRNS Nearly three dozen historic Black religious sites in the US will receive a $US4 million infusion of funding to help them with renovations and preservation of their buildings across the country. The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund announced on Monday that 35 churches are the recipients of […]

Fund to preserve, assist Black churches in US gets $US20 million donation

US Charleston Mother Emanuel AME Church

Birmingham, Alabama, USAP A new effort to preserve historic Black churches in the United States has received a $US20 million donation that will go to help congregations including one that was slammed during the tornado that killed more than 20 people in Mayfield, Kentucky, last month. Lilly Endowment Inc, which supports religious, educational and charitable […]

Four historic African American churches receive preservation grant

US Washington DC Asbury United Methodist Church

RNS On Thursday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the US announced more than $US3 million in grant funding for the preservation of Black historic sites, including several churches. “African American historic places have been undervalued for decades. This part of the preservation movement is working to catch up,” said Brent Leggs, founding executive […]