The William G. Pomeroy Foundation are now accepting applications for their 2019 Professional Development Grant Program. This program offers need-based scholarships of $1,000 each to historical societies and cultural museums in New York State for professional development purposes. [Read more…] about Pomeroy Foundation Offering Professional Development Grants
The Preservation League of New York State, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation have announced that their annual Preserve New York grant applications are now open.
Launched in 1993 through a partnership between NYSCA and the Preservation League, Preserve New York makes grants for historic structure reports, building condition reports, cultural landscape reports, and cultural resource surveys. Since 2017, The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation has provided additional support for projects in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. [Read more…] about Preserve New York Grants Available
A Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan $2,000 Make a Difference Grant helps funds field trips for qualified schools in Sullivan County to visit the Time and the Valleys Museum.
The Museum currently offers two interactive and engaging field trip programs which fit into the global water unit, water cycle and other standards in the NYS Common Core curriculum for most grade levels. [Read more…] about Free Field Trip Admissions at Sullivan Co Museum
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has been awarded a $10,000 capacity building grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation to grow it’s technological capacity so that it may better advocate for museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical gardens, and aquariums across New York State. [Read more…] about Museum Assoc of NY Gets Capacity Building Grant
Historic Huguenot Street has announced that it has been selected for an award of $37,000 from New York State through the Consolidated Funding Application process, or CFA. Funding provided through Empire State Development (ESD) will be used for the creation of a master site plan for the museum. [Read more…] about Historic Huguenot St Awarded State Grant
The Adirondack Sky Center (a.k.a. the Adirondack Public Observatory) has been awarded three grants to support planned AstroScience Center museum and planetarium construction and education programs. [Read more…] about Progress On Adirondack AstroScience Center
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has begun accepting grant applications for Historic Roadside Markers to commemorate history in several New York counties (Program Regions 7-9). A grant covers the entire cost of the marker, pole and shipping.
This new grant round will cover the following counties in New York State: Fulton, Montgomery, Herkimer, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie; Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego; and Cayuga, Cortland, Madison and Onondaga. [Read more…] about New Historic Roadside Marker Grant Round Opens
The National Park Service, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts, recently announced $4.8 million in Save America’s Treasures grants to help fund 16 projects in 12 states.
One of the projects selected for funding is an endangered collection of important documents regarding The Revolutionary War and New York Loyalists in need of conservation housed in the State Archives. [Read more…] about NYS Anti-Loyalist Documents Being Preserved
Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), have announce the fourth round of $500,000 in competitive grants through the NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program funded through the NYS Environmental Protection Fund.
The grants are available to organizations that support parks, trails, historic sites and public lands, and are administered by PTNY, in partnership with OPRHP. [Read more…] about Funding for State Historic Sites, Trails and Public Lands
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has announced they are now accepting grant applications from not-for-profits, municipalities, and federally recognized Native American tribes that have a project or idea aimed at inspiring people to learn more about New York’s canals, celebrate the Erie Canal Bicentennial, or that encourages further exploration of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. [Read more…] about Erie Canalway Grants Now Available