The Preservation League of New York State, New York State Council on the Arts, Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, and Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area have announced the recipients of their 2020 Technical Assistance Grants.
During this grant cycle, 26 projects representing 18 counties across New York State were selected by an independent panel of preservation professionals. A total of $96,644 was awarded.
The 2020 grantees are:
Albany County, The Free School
Albany County, Shaker Heritage Society
Albany County, Grand Street Community Arts
Cayuga County, Cayuga Museum of History and Art
Cayuga County, Seward House Museum
Chenango County, Chenango County Historical Society
Columbia County, Millay Colony for the Arts
Columbia County, Friends of East Gate Toll House
Erie County, Preservation Buffalo Niagara
Fulton County, Caroga Arts Collective
Greene County, Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society
Nassau County, Science Museum of Long Island
Nassau County, North Shore Land Alliance
New York County, Tenement Museum
Niagara County, Acacia Park Cemetery Association
Oneida County, Waterville Historical Society
Putnam County, Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition
Putnam County, Boscobel House & Gardens
Rensselaer County, Media Alliance
Schenectady County, City of Schenectady
St. Lawrence County, Village of Potsdam
Suffolk County, Hallockville, Inc
Suffolk County, Town of Huntington
Ulster County, D&H Canal Historical Society
Ulster County, Women’s Studio Workshop
Westchester County, Committee to Save the Bird Homestead
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 $10,000 additional support for the 11 projects within the National Heritage Area boundary. The three nonprofit projects on Long Island received Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation funds, totaling $10,320. 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 2020 awards, support provided by TAG since its launch in 2012 totals $471,021. These grants have directly advanced the efforts of 155 preservation projects.
The League and its program partners at NYSCA and RDLGF have also announced the availability of Preserve New York grant funds. More information about this funding source can be found online.
Photo of The Free School in Albany County provided.