Legislation sponsored by Senator Jean Stanfield that would allow the New Jersey Historical Commission to establish a program to support historic sites and collect donations for projects on their behalf was approved today by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee.
“This program would be a creative platform to enable historic sites and organizations to gain exposure, generate funding, and leverage donations for their historic projects,” said Stanfield (R-8). “Not only will this bill allow more people to discover the great historical sites we have in New Jersey, but it will give them the opportunity to make a donation or support them in other ways.”
Stanfield’s bill, S-3503, would authorize the New Jersey Historical Commission to establish a program to support New Jersey historic sites and organizations and collect donations for projects on their behalf.
This bill would also allow the Historical Commission to collaborate, consult, or partner with an organization, including an Internet-based organization (for example, a crowdsourcing or advocacy organization such as Kickstarter), whose mission is to support creative projects by fundraising and engaging the public at-large.
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