CMSC awarded New London Main Street and six other municipalities a total of $70,000 in grants through its Preservation of Place grant program, report The Day.  The winners will receive between $5,000 and $14,500.  New London Main Street will use the money for its organizational, leadership development and capacity-building plan.

The Preservation of Place program provides a source of funding for new initiatives and programs. The funds are meant to be flexible to meet individual community need.

Since 2008, CMSC has awarded $376,130 through the Preservation of Place grant program. The program receives support from the State Historic Preservation Office with funds from the Community Investment Act.

New London Main Street awarded grant