2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Callahan
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

Item 531 #28h

Item 531 #28h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $120,000 FY2006 $0 GF

Page 388, after line 37, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $120,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation."

(This amendment provides a $120,000 general fund grant the first year to the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation for the development of a marketing plan for the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District, which is the only congressionally designated national heritage area in Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District encompasses 14 Civil War battlefields and over 30 museums in an eight-county region, including the cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro, and Winchester and the counties of Augusta, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren. The general fund dollars included in this amendment will be matched by federal funds appropriated to the Foundation by Congress for federal fiscal year 2004.)