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
William Pomeroy Foundation
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
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced they are now accepting 2018 applications for fully funded Historic Roadside Markers to commemorate the history of the Adirondacks, including locations in Essex, Warren, Hamilton, Saratoga, Washington, Clinton and Franklin Counties.
Municipalities and charitable 501(c)(3) organizations in New York State are welcome to apply for the Historic Roadside Marker Grants. Local historical organizations or municipal historians will often apply for the grant on behalf of property owners.
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced they are now accepting 2018 applications for fully funded Historic Roadside Markers to commemorate history in several New York counties (Program Regions 4-6).
Grant application materials are available for the following counties: Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Sullivan, Ulster (Region 4); Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, Washington (Region 5); and Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, and St. Lawrence (Region 6). [Read more…] about Historic Roadside Marker Grants Available
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s statewide Legends & Lore Marker Grant Program, which promotes cultural tourism and commemorate legends and folklore, is currently accepting applications. [Read more…] about Grants Available to Mark Legends & Lore Locations
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has begun accepting 2018 applications for fully funded Historic Roadside Markers to commemorate history in several New York counties .
Grant application materials are available for Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond, Nassau, Suffolk Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties. [Read more…] about Lower Hudson, NYC, Long Island Historic Marker Grants Available
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is offering grants to Historical Societies and Historical Museums in NYS with annual budgets of $50,000 or less to attend the Museum Association of New York’s (MANY) annual conference being held April 8 – 10, 2018 in Rochester.
The grant of $1,000 can be used for conference registration, travel, meals/lodging, membership in MANY and the New York Council of Non-Profits. The grant deadline is February 15, 2018. [Read more…] about Historical Societies, Museums Professional Development Grants Available
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is seeking consultants who are passionate about helping others uncover and celebrate their local history. This is an exciting opportunity to help the Foundation expand its Historic Roadside Marker Grant Program commemorating historic people, places or things in the State of New York. This is ideal for someone wishing to work remotely, maintain a flexible work schedule, and use state-of-the art grant making software. [Read more…] about Pomeroy Foundation Seeks Historical Grant Consultant
From 1896 to 1941, the Catholic Summer School of America was a nationally famous summer destination for Catholic families, distinguished leaders of the Catholic Church of America, prominent lecturers, numerous New York governors and even a few U.S. Presidents. [Read more…] about Catholic Summer School of America Marked
The marker, located on County Route 113 a quarter-mile south of Route 29, identifies the location of German Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum’s encampment on August 11, 1777. [Read more…] about Marker Dedicated to Commemorate Historic March