Tourism Cares, a travel industry-based
nonprofit charitable organization, is distributing eight grants
worth a total of $70,000 to other nonprofit organizations engaged
in preservation and conservation of historical and environmental
Society of the Niagara Frontier, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Georgia Historical Society, St. Simons Island, Ga. ($10,000);
Foundation, Corcovado, Costa Rica ($7,500);
Fair Trade in
Tourism South Africa, Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa
Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Conn. ($10,000);
The Frank Lloyd
Wright Preservation Trust -- Frederick C. Robie House, Chicago
Farms, Urbandale, Iowa ($5,000); and
The Trust for
Public Land and Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Forest, and Farm,
New Gloucester and Poland, Maine: ($10,000).
hands out grants three times a year and also organizes volunteer
projects to help preserve and maintain tourism resources. The
organization gave out $200,000 in grants in 2005 and said in 2006
it will give out $250,000 in grants, plus $70,000 in
information on Tourism Cares, visit its Web site at see www.tourismcares.org.
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