For the history community, one of the most important resources for Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) funding has been the New York State Office of Parks and Historic Preservation (State Parks), despite the agency is mostly concerned with parks, not historic sites.
In looking at the 2018 REDC grants, not all counties have history-related funding. Whether that’s because none were submitted, or none approved, is anyone’s guess. Ironically, the Preservation League of New York received an award to help preserve its own office in Albany.
I’ve been reporting on REDC grants to the history community. You can read about it here.