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09-13-21 | News

NPS Grants $2.5 million to National September 11 Memorial

2021 is the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attack

Grant money from the Nation Park Service will help the memorial and museum upkeep maintainence and operations.

The National Park Service (NPS) announced they have granted the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, located in New York City, a $2.5 million 9/11 Memorial Act grant. These funds are said to help provide support for the operation and maintenance of the museum.

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"This year marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks and 10 years of the memorial honoring the bravery, sacrifice, and lives lost," said NPS Deputy Director Shawn Benge. "This grant helps ensure this memorial is maintained for the almost 52 million visitors to date, including 9/11 victim family members, first responders and veterans, to learn about and honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001."

Filed Under: FUNDING, NPS, GRANTS, MUSEUM
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