Fort Ticonderoga, a premiere historic and travel destination, has been awarded the Save America’s Treasures Grant, funded by the Historic Preservation Fund and administered by the National Park Service, Department of Interior through a competitive process. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Gets Grant To Restore Historic Walls
The Lake Champlain Basin Program has announced they are seeking pre-proposals for projects and programs to protect, restore, interpret, and showcase the historical resources and cultural heritage of the Champlain Valley.
These projects will highlight the interpretive themes and further the goals, actions and tasks described in the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP) Management Plan. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Basin Cultural Heritage Project Grants
The Preservation League of NYS has received a $33,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation. This grant is expected to allow the League, in partnership with Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, to identify and study vacant and underutilized historic buildings along a portion of the NYS Canal System and Empire State Trail that could be sensitively repurposed to provide services for recreational travelers along that corridor.
The survey area will focus on a 90-mile radius around the League’s Albany headquarters, from Utica to Whitehall, all within the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. [Read more…] about Empire Trail Historic Assessment Being Conducted, Utica to Whitehall
Greater Hudson Heritage Network and the New York State Council on the Arts have announced a Creativity Incubator Grant Program.
Organizations are encouraged to apply for grants up to $5,000 to test out and experiment or implement new programmatic ideas to engage audiences. [Read more…] about Creativity Incubator Grant Program Launched
The Depot Theatre in Westport has been awarded a Preserve New York grant of $4,712 to complete a condition analysis of the 1876 train station in which the theatre resides.
The Depot Theatre is a nonprofit, professional theatre located in a historic, functioning 1876 train station owned by the Town of Westport, and it is the only theatre in New York’s Adirondack Park that operates under an agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. The theatre is also the caretaker of the station on behalf of Amtrak. [Read more…] about Westport’s Railroad Depot Theatre Getting Preservation Attention
Applications are now being accepted for the fifth round of competitive grants through the NYS Park and Trail Partnership Grants program, funded through the NYS Environmental Protection Fund.
The grants, this year doubled to $1 million, are available to organizations, typically referred to as “Friends groups,” that support parks, trails, historic sites and public lands. [Read more…] about Grants Available for NYS Parks and Historic Sites
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has officially opened a new grant round of its Historic Transportation Canals Marker Grant Program. This historic marker program commemorates the history of canals across the U.S. Grants cover the entire cost of a marker, pole and shipping.
The Pomeroy Foundation is a private, grant-making foundation based in Syracuse. One of its main initiatives is to help people celebrate their community’s history through a variety of roadside marker grant programs, including its historic transportation canals program. [Read more…] about Grants Available for Canal History Markers
Humanities New York offers three grant opportunities (Vision, Quick, and Action) to support humanities projects that encourage audiences to reflect on their values, explore new ideas, and engage with others in their community.
The next Action Grant deadline is Tuesday, October 1st. All applications must be submitted via the online grant portal. All tax-exempt organizations as well as municipalities and federally recognized Native American Nations are eligible to apply. Proposals related to the U.S. Women’s Suffrage Centennial are welcome. [Read more…] about Action Grant Deadline for HumantiesNY
Applications are now open for Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor IMPACT! Grants. Organizers are looking for project idea that will make an impact in the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
Grants range from $2,500 to $12,000, totaling $60,000 this year, thanks to additional support from the NYS Canal Corporation. [Read more…] about Applications Open for Erie Canalway Grants
The New York State Archives Partnership Trust has partnered with the National Council for History Education to form a state council – the New York Council for History Education (NYCHE).
This partnership is expected to enhance the Trust’s ability to promote historical literacy by strengthening regional networks of educators, historians and cultural organizations and providing locally focused professional development and outreach activities. [Read more…] about New York Council for History Education Formed