The Preservation League of New York State and their program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area have announced the recipients of their 2019 Technical Assistance Grants.
During this grant cycle, 11 projects representing 11 different counties have been selected by an independent panel of preservation professionals. A total of $41,912 was awarded.
The 2019 grantees are:
Columbia County, Village of Valatie – $4,000
Erie County, Springville Center for the Arts – $3,000
Genesee County, Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council – $4,000
Montgomery County, Greater Mohawk Valley Land Bank – $3,600
Niagara County, Niagara County Historical Society – $4,000
Oneida County, Uptown Theatre for Creative Arts, Inc. – $3,312
Onondaga County, Syracuse Area Landmark Theatre – $4,000
Putnam County, Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition – $4,000
Rensselaer County, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Corporation – $4,000
Suffolk County, Friends of Science East, Inc. d/b/a Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe – $4,000
Westchester County, Committee to Save the Bird Homestead – $4,000
The Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) program is a regrant partnership between the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League of New York State. The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area has provided additional support for this program for four qualifying projects in their service region. The TAG program supports arts centers, historic sites, music halls, theaters, libraries, and other cultural nonprofit or municipal entities that steward historic buildings throughout New York State.
With the announcement of the 2019 awards, support provided by TAG since its launch in 2012 totals $374,377. These grants have directly advanced 129 historic preservation efforts.
More information can be found on the Preservation League of New York State website.
Photo of Erie County Springville Center for the Arts provided.