Grant Will Help Fund Ernestina-Morrissey Restoration

Photo/New England Boating

Photo/New England Boating

SouthCoast Today: A New York independent foundation has awarded a $375,000 challenge grant to help pay for the final stages of the restoration of the schooner Ernestina-Morrissey, SEMA announced Thursday [Jan. 12].

The Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association Inc. (SEMA) said that the receipt of the $375,000 1:1 challenge grant from the Manton Foundation will support the final stage of the 3-year, $6.3 million-dollar restoration/rehabilitation of the historic schooner.

Read more about the grant to restore the schooner Ernestina-Morrissey.