The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Preservation League of New York State have announced that applications are now available to eligible municipalities and nonprofit organizations to compete for 2020 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG).
Eligible nonprofit arts and cultural groups and municipalities must manage arts or cultural facilities. The applicant group may apply for short-term, standalone projects that advance the preservation of historic sites, museums, opera houses and theaters, arts facilities and other culturally important institutions that are located in historic buildings and structures that are open to the public.
These professional studies include: building conditions surveys, engineering/structural analyses, feasibility/reuse studies and specialized building conservation studies. Preparation of architectural plans, schematic design, and specifications are not eligible.
Grant amounts will not exceed $4,000 and the total cost of the applicant’s project may not exceed $5,000. Each applicant must provide 20% toward the consultant’s total project cost.
Interested applicants can find grant guidelines and pre-application forms posted on the League’s website. Prospective applicants must complete a pre-application in order to receive the full application form. For more information, call the Preservation League at (518) 462-5658 x 12.