1772 Foundation Historic Preservation Grant Applications Now Available

The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with the New Jersey Historic Trust, offers capital preservation grants, up to $15,000, to nonprofit organizations for repair and restoration projects. The grants require a one-to-one match from the grant recipient. 

Eligible applicants must have a 501(c)3 IRS designation. Schools and religious congregations are not eligible to apply. 

Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, November 15, 2018. *Please note the application deadline is earlier than in past years.*

RESOURCE> Chinese Buddhist Canonical Attributions database (CBC@)

Dear colleagues,

On November 9 2017, I announced on this list the launch of an online reference work to help scholars track scholarship and evidence pertaining to attributions (and, by implication, dates) of Chinese Buddhist texts —the Chinese Buddhist Canonical Attributions database (CBC@).

The Mission on Biddle Street and Beyond

On November 14, 1904, Baltimore native Demetrias Cunningham, a daughter of Irish immigrants and now Mother Assistant of a young order of American nuns called the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart, wrote to a Pittsburgh priest: “Our sisters now in Pittsburg [sic] have written to say that you are very much interested in the Italians in your city – and seem desirous to know more of our work, prior perhaps, to having a small band of our sisters to work amongst these poor people.


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