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
The research project must deal with the Dutch experience in North America and the Dutch Atlantic World, and is expected to result in a
publishable article or a component of a larger work. Researchers in any discipline, including family history or biography, are encouraged to apply. There are no eligibility requirements for this grant. [Read more…] about New Netherland Research Grant Opportunity
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced the launch of its national Historic Transportation Canals Marker Grant Program, designed to promote cultural tourism and commemorate transportation canal history.
Markers proposed for the Historic Transportation Canals Marker Grant Program must commemorate a historical canal fact that occurred more than 50 years from the year of the grant application. Currently, that year is 1969. M [Read more…] about New Historic Marker Program Celebrates US Canal History
The Ticonderoga Historical Society is set to host a workshop for beginning grant writers on Friday, March 1 at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga.
This workshop is aimed toward non-profit staff and volunteers who have little or no experience in writing and submitting grant requests. Ticonderoga Historical Society Managing Director Diane O’Connor will be the workshop facilitator, calling on more than 25 years of non-profit management experience and a track record of grant writing for a variety of organizations. [Read more…] about A Ticonderoga NonProfit Grant Writing Workshop
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