The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting applications for nearly $640,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grant funding to help rural fire departments protect public safety and natural resources. The deadline for applications is November 15th. [Read more…] about Volunteer Wildfire Fighting Assistance Grants Available
The Pomeroy Fund for NYS History has awarded 20 history-related organizations across New York State $5,000 each during its fifth grant round to bring back or hire museum educators. [Read more…] about $100K Awarded To Museum Educators
In celebration of the 250th anniversary of the United States, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and William G. Pomeroy Foundation have announced a collaboration to establish a new historic marker program to commemorate points of interest significant to Revolutionary America. [Read more…] about Historic Marker Program to Commemorate Revolutionary America
The New York State Education Department has awarded $34 million to 223 public libraries and systems statewide to support construction and renovation projects.
These funds are expected to help libraries construct new buildings, create additions, update electrical wiring and computer technology, improve broadband infrastructure, meet energy-efficiency standards, and renovate facilities to provide full accessibility to library users with disabilities and create meeting spaces to accommodate community needs. [Read more…] about State Education Dept Announces $34M For Public Library Construction Projects
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Syracuse-based Great Lakes Research Consortium (GLRC) have announced nearly $90,000 in grant awards for three research projects that will address priority issues identified by New York’s Great Lakes Action Agenda and support science needs of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2023 Cooperative Science Monitoring Initiative on Lake Ontario. [Read more…] about Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River Projects Funded
The awards were announced during a press conference at the Wiawaka Center for Women in Lake George, Warren County, with the Land Trust Alliance and other partners working together to protect forests and combat climate change. [Read more…] about DEC Awards $1.35M In Land Trust Easement Grants
Since including Opera Houses on its statewide Seven to Save list of endangered historic sites in 2018, the Preservation League of NYS has been working to study and assist opera houses across New York State.
That work has been supported in large part thanks to the Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation. [Read more…] about Two Upstate Opera Houses Supported by Preservation League Grants
Clarkson University has received a $50,000 grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation to support students majoring in history who pursue service-learning projects to gain professional experience in the field. [Read more…] about $50K Grant Supports Clarkson History Majors
Historic Cherry Hill in Albany‘s South End has announced that the museum has received two competitive federal planning grants for a large, multi-year reinterpretation project.
Entitled We Carry It Within Us: Reinterpretation at Historic Cherry Hill, the project was awarded $48,165 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and a $50,000 Inspire! Grant for Small Museums from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
With these grants, Historic Cherry Hill is now expected to complete plans for a new tour and orientation exhibit which incorporates new research and scholarship on underrepresented narratives at Cherry Hill. [Read more…] about Albany’s Historic Cherry Hill to Redesign Museum’s Core Tour
Historic Saranac Lake has announced that it has successfully secured a series of grants to support the project to expand the museum into the Trudeau building.
The organization has received thirteen government grants totaling over $1.8 million to support various aspects of the project, including architectural design, staffing, museum planning, and rehabilitation of both museum buildings. [Read more…] about Historic Saranac Lake Wins Grants to Support Museum Expansion