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Historic Roadside Marker Grants Available


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pomeroy foundationThe William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced they are now accepting 2018 applications for fully funded Historic Roadside Markers to commemorate history in several New York counties (Program Regions 4-6).

Grant application materials are available for the following counties: Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Sullivan, Ulster (Region 4); Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, Washington (Region 5); and Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, and St. Lawrence (Region 6). Continue reading

Scholars Assessing Historical New Paltz Documents


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Members of the New Paltz Historical Documents focus groupAs part of a $59,966 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Collections and Reference Resources planning grant for the preservation and digitization of collections awarded to Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) in April, historians and authors Firth Haring Fabend and David William Voorhees have begun a scholarly evaluation of historical New Paltz documents at HHS and partner institutions: the Town of New Paltz, the Reformed Church of New Paltz, and the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection at the Elting Memorial Library. Continue reading

Mellon Renews Support of Public Humanities Fellowships


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The Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $600,000 to Humanities New York to provide ongoing funding for the Public Humanities Fellowship, which offers support, mentoring, and training for graduate students in the humanities at nine partner universities to develop a public-facing humanities project, often in cooperation with a community group or nonprofit organization. Continue reading

Dutchess, Schoharie County Info Sessions for Preservation Grants


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old stone fortNot-for-profit groups and municipalities have been invited to attend one of two free information sessions on Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League.

The League’s Manager of Technical & Grant Programs, Frances Gubler, will explain the requirements of the grants, the process of applying, and discuss some successful previous applicants. There is no cost to attend but reservations are required. Continue reading

Historical New Paltz Documents Being Digitized


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View Looking Down Broadhead Street toward Huguenot Street Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) has been awarded a $59,966 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program to support planning for the preservation and digitization of selections from its own archival collections, as well as collections from the Town of New Paltz, the Reformed Church of New Paltz, and the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection at the Elting Memorial Library in New Paltz. This is the third NEH grant awarded to HHS in two years. Continue reading

Humanities NY Upcoming Webinars, Workshop


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Humanities New York will host two webinars and a workshop to support new applicants for their upcoming Action Grants.

Action Grants offer up to $5,000 to produce public-facing humanities projects that encourage audiences to reflect on their values, explore new ideas, and engage with others across New York State.

The grants require organizations to demonstrate a match of at least one-to-one. The deadline to apply for Action Grants is June 1st, 2018. Continue reading