The William G. Pomeroy Foundation, a private, grant-making foundation based in Syracuse, will officially open the next grant round of its NYS Historic Marker Grant Program beginning on Monday, April 29. The program commemorates historic people, places or things during the years 1740 to 1919. Grants cover the entire cost of the historic marker, pole and shipping. [Read more…] about Downstate Historic Sign Grants Available
Humanities New York (HNY) has announced just under $150,000 in awards to 31 grantees for innovative public humanities offerings. Awards were made in every region of the state, from the North Country to Long Island.
Action Grants to community presenters enable New Yorkers to reflect on their values and engage with others in their communities. Grant recipients creatively use history, philosophy, literature, and other tools of the humanities to respond to issues and ideas that capture the imagination and passion of New Yorkers today. [Read more…] about HNY Awards Grants for Public Humanities Projects
The Finger Lakes Museum (FLM) was one of ten applicants awarded a Trees for Tribs Grant through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The FLM’s project includes the planting of over 3,000 native trees and shrubs to improve wildlife habitat, water quality and climate resiliency along Sugar Creek. These riparian trees and shrubs will be planted on the banks of the Museum property and nearby landowners and grant partners, the Izaak Walton League, and the Branchport Fire Department. [Read more…] about Finger Lakes Museum Planting Trees, Building Trails
Have you received an Erie Canalway Grant? Have you never applied for this grant, but want to learn more? Do you have funding needs that you’d like Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor to consider?
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has announced grants discussion sessions to get public feedback on how they can improve their grant program. [Read more…] about Erie Canalway Grant Workshops Planned
The Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership has recently awarded Fort Ticonderoga a grant to support a graduate-level student intern to develop historical content about the role of the Champlain Valley in early American history from 1609-1815, with an emphasis on the French & Indian War and the American Revolution, the focus of the 2020 Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant For Graduate Fellowship
Six education and recreation projects are set to get off the ground this year with funding support from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. These grants hope to inspire people to learn more about New York’s legendary canal system and further explore the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
The grants range from $2,000 to $7,000 and are leveraging an additional $178,618 in private and public project support. [Read more…] about Erie Canalway Heritage Corridor Grants Announced
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX), has received a $60,500 grant from the Digitizing Hidden Collections program of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning. [Read more…] about Adirondack Museum Grant Will Digitize Maps, Photos
The New-York Historical Society has announced they are building their first-ever accessible archive of electronic material in all formats, thanks to a $1,000,000 grant from the Leon Levy Foundation. [Read more…] about N-Y Historical Receives $1 Million Digital Initiatives Grant
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has opened the next grant round of its NYS Historic Marker Grant Program, which commemorates historic people, places or things during the years 1740 to 1918. A grant covers the entire cost of the historic marker, pole and shipping.
This grant round is available in the following New York State counties: Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Schuyler, Tioga, and Tompkins (NYS Association of Public Historians Region 10); Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates (Region 11); and Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming (Region 12). [Read more…] about Upstate Historic Marker Grants Offered
The centennial of suffrage for many women in the United States is approaching in 2020. With this landmark anniversary embodied in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation have partnered to launch a new historic marker program commemorating the history of women’s suffrage in the U.S. [Read more…] about New Historic Marker Program Celebrates Women’s Suffrage