Greater Hudson Heritage Network and New York Council on the Arts have announced the portal to apply for the first cycle of the new NYSCA/GHHN Collection Needs Assessment Program (CNAP) – Supplies Grant is now open. Applicants who have consulted with an appropriate professional may request funds to purchase collections management supplies. Supplies may include, but are not limited to: storage boxes, acid-free tissue paper, artifact trays, dividers, UV filtering film, Tyvek sheeting, tape, tags, labels, and environmental monitors, etc. Supply requests for archival or library collections will not be supported. Maximum award is $750.
Applications will be accepted from chartered nonprofit museums, historical organizations or other cultural institutions either incorporated in or registered to do business in NYS, that own, care for and exhibit collections to the public. Organizations with budgets under $250,000 are strongly encouraged to apply. Organizations may apply once a year. Funds are awarded on a first come – first serve basis to eligible applicants.
The deadline for the first portal is May 1. The Second portal will open September 1 and end October 1.
To learn more about what will be funded, your eligibility and how to apply, visit the CNAP: Supplies Grant Page.
If you have any questions about the grant program or applications, email email@example.com or call (914) 592-6726.