Free Info Sessions for Preservation Grants: 8/9 and 8/14
Dutchess and Schoharie Counties
ALBANY, NY (07/17/2018) (readMedia)-- Not-for-profit groups and municipalities are invited to attend one of two free information sessions on Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a signature grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League.
The meetings are slated for Thursday, August 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Stanford Historical Society / Attlebury Schoolhouse, 6917 Route 82, Stanfordville; and Tuesday, August 14 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Old Stone Fort, 145 Fort Road, Schoharie.
The League's Manager of Technical & Grant Programs, Frances Gubler, will explain the requirements of the grants, the process of applying, and discuss some successful previous applicants. There is no cost to attend but reservations are required. Please contact the League at (518) 462-5658 x10 or visit www.preservenys.org/grants to RSVP online.
A total of $55,062 is available in this funding round. The total includes $45,062 from NYSCA and $10,000 for the TAG program from the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area/Hudson River Valley Greenway for projects in the Heritage Area.
Grant amounts will not exceed $3,000 and the total cost of the applicant's project may not exceed $3,500. Each applicant must provide $500 toward the total project cost.
Guidelines for grants are posted on the League's website at www.preservenys.org/tag---technical-assistance-grants.html . Prospective applicants must discuss proposed projects with Preservation League staff before receiving an application. Please call the Preservation League at (518) 462-5658 x10 for more information.
The New York State Council on the Arts and Preservation League of New York State launched the Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) program in 2012 to support discrete projects that preserve New York State's cultural and historic resources.
The Preserve New York Grant and Technical Assistance Grant programs are made possible through funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, with additional support from the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area/Hudson River Valley Greenway.
The Preservation League of New York State invests in people and projects that champion the essential role of preservation in community revitalization, sustainable economic growth and the protection of our historic buildings and landscapes. We lead advocacy, economic development and education programs across the state.