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Historical Societies, Museums Professional Development Grants Available


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The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is offering grants to Historical Societies and Historical Museums in NYS with annual budgets of $50,000 or less to attend the Museum Association of New York’s (MANY) annual conference being held April 8 – 10, 2018 in Rochester.

The grant of $1,000 can be used for conference registration, travel, meals/lodging, membership in MANY and the New York Council of Non-Profits. The grant deadline is February 15, 2018. Continue reading

2018 Material Culture Conservation Grants Available


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ghhn conservation treatment grant programThe Greater Hudson Heritage Network has announced it has been awarded five years of funding from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) for the continuation of the NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program.

GHHN has managed the NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program since 2000 and has regranted approximately $2.3 million on behalf of NYSCA to eligible organizations around New York State. Additionally, the amount of money available to regrant in 2018 has increased to approximately $106,675. Continue reading

Museum Professional Development Grants Offered


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NYSCA professional development grantsThe New York State Council on the Arts Museum Program, in partnership with CNY Arts, has announced they will again offer Professional Development Grants to eligible museums across New York State in 2018.

They have just over $33,000 to award. Museums may apply for up to $750 for a professional development opportunity for one or more staff or volunteers. Out-of-state travel cannot be supported with the award, but registration fees can be. Continue reading

MWPAI Receives Grant for Building Repair, Exhibition


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mwpaiMunson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI) in Utica has been awarded a grant in the amount of $397,511 from Empire State Development (ESD), the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) and the New York State Department of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation to repair and preserve the granite façade of its Philip Johnson-designed Museum of Art building.  Continue reading

State Archives Research Grant Applicants Sought


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Albany Cultural Education Center State Museum Archives and LibraryThe New York State Archives has announced the availability of awards for qualified applicants to conduct research using historical records in the Archives.

The Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program is intended to support advanced work on New York State history, government, or public policy by defraying travel-related research expenses.

The program honors the New York State Archivist who managed the State Archives between 1981 and 1995. Continue reading

Heritage Development Grant Program Announced


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hudson river valley national heritage areaThe Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area (HRVNHA) has announced applications for their Heritage Development Grants are now being accepted until 4 pm on February 9, 2018.

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area was established by Congress in 1996 and is funded, in part, through the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. The mission of the HRVNHA program is to recognize, preserve, protect and interpret the nationally significant cultural and natural resources of the Hudson River Valley for the benefit of the Nation. Continue reading