METRO DETROIT, Mich. (PATCH) – The MotorCities National Heritage Area has approved grant funding to a dozen organizations through its 2020 Challenge Grant and Mini Grant programs, awarding more than $66,000 to 14 projects preserving the culture of cars.

The MotorCities National Heritage Area is a non-profit organization dedicated to the historic preservation of the automotive industry.

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Grant recipients include a diverse assortment of projects from physical restoration of historically significant buildings or vehicles to educational programs that chronicle important stories from the region’s automotive and labor history.

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“MotorCities, now in its 22nd year, is proud to continue to support such a varied selection of projects which support our rich automotive and labor heritage and its influence on our communities,” said Shawn Pomaville-Size, MotorCities Executive Director.

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