Wednesday, July 13, 2011


Press Release:
1 July 2011

The Missouri State Genealogical Association [MoSGA] awarded a 21st Century Grant to the Friends of Miami, Inc., in Miami, Missouri. The Friends will use the grant of $960.39 to purchase archival supplies to preserve their town records. The area of Miami on the Missouri River in Saline County is one of the earlier settlements (1817) in the State of Missouri.

The 21st Century Fund was established in 2005 during the MoSGA’s 25th Anniversary. The fund provides grants of up to $1,000 to Missouri societies, libraries and/or archives to promote the preservation and publication of Missouri genealogical data.

The 2012 grant application and guidelines are available on MoSGA’s Web site. Application deadline is April 30, 2012.

The 21st Century Fund is supported by generous donations from the genealogical community. If you wish to make a tax deductible contribution, please send it to MoSGA, 21st Century Fund, PO Box 833, Columbia MO 65205-0833.

Martha L. Henderson, Chair
21st Century Fund Committee
Missouri State Genealogical Association

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