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Support our 35th Anniversary Restoration Grants

Tuesday, October 31

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As our 35th Anniversary approaches, FHS has set an ambitious goal to award $1 million dollars for restoration and cultural grants – we are already more than half-way there but we need your support!  Join us in making this a historic milestone in our development and impact for historic preservation.

You can help support our restoration efforts by making a donation to one of these projects, as part of our 35th Anniversary Grants :

In France :

Compiègne Palace – (Oise) | $80,000 with the support of Iron Mountain Incorporated – to restore the Library of the Guests of the Emperor

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Abbaye de Longues – (Calvados) | $35,000 GOAL – to restore wall and roof of chapter house     learn more     see short video

Château de Bonnemare (Eure, Normandy |  $35,000 GOAL – to restore the roof of the 14th-century barn learn more

Château de la Ferté Saint-Aubin (Loiret, Région Centre) |  $35,000 GOAL – to restore the cellars, outbuildings, bridges   learn more

Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle (Paris) |  in memory of Simone Monneron   $75,000 GOAL – to restore stone façade and roof     learn more

In the U.S. :

Vernon House (Newport, RI)  | $13,000  New York Chapter – to restore slate roof, dormer & wooden sash windows   learn more


Restoration Grants


FHS also has a number of incredible projects that have already been funded for this year.

In France :

The Chapelle of the Jesuits in Saint-Omer – (Pas de Calais) | $250,000  – with the support of The Florence Gould Foundation, to restore sculpted décor

Mont Saint-Michel Abbey – (Manche ) | $168,000  – with the support of The Florence Gould Foundation, to restore the 13th-century cloister      learn more

In the U.S. :

Venetian Room – Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. (New York, NY)  | $25,000   – with the support of  the Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Kaye Foundation, to restore décor

The Metropolitan Museum of Art  – Cultural Grant (New York, NY)  | $100,000   –  with the support of  the Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Kaye Foundation, for the scenography for the exhibition Visitors to Versailles (1682-1789)    learn more

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Date:
Tuesday, October 31