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
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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
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 William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced their 2019 Historical Research Intern program, a chance to gain history research and archival experience in the nonprofit sector. These are paid internship opportunities.
Historical Research Interns will work with the Pomeroy Foundation team on a variety of history-related projects that will have a direct impact on enhancing digital archives, newly redesigned website, and online historic signage database. [Read more…] about Historical Research Internships in Syracuse
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is kicking off 2019 with a redesigned website at wgpfoundation.org that offers a new look and feel, with streamlined navigation, fresh content and several new features. [Read more…] about Pomeroy Foundation Launches Redesigned Website
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 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
A Historic Roadside Marker Dedication at the Cattaraugus Count Civil War Memorial Building has been set for Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 2 pm, at the Cattaraugus County Civil War Memorial Building at the corner of Seventh and Court Streets, Little Valley. [Read more…] about Cattaraugus Civil War Memorial Historic Marker Unveiling
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has invited communities across New York State to celebrate folklore with fully funded commemorative signage through its Legends & Lore roadside marker grant program. Launched in partnership with the New York Folklore Society, the Legends & Lore program is designed to promote cultural tourism and commemorate legends and folklore as an important part of our cultural heritage.
The Pomeroy Foundation is now accepting applications for the program’s latest grant round. Application materials for Legends & Lore markers are available on the Foundation’s website. The deadline for applying is Wednesday, October 31, 2018. [Read more…] about NY Legends & Lore Roadside Marker Grants Available