The New York State Council on the Arts Museum Program, in partnership with CNY Arts, will again offer Professional Development Grants to support museum professionals’ continued engagement and learning in the museum field. Organizers anticipate to support at least 65 requests. [Read more…] about Museum Program Professional Development Grants
NYS Council on the Arts
Not-for-profit groups and municipalities have been invited to attend one of two free information sessions on Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League.
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. [Read more…] about Dutchess, Schoharie County Info Sessions for Preservation Grants
During this period MANY will offer “Mini-Grants” and “Travel Grants.” This program replaces Get Ready, Get Set, Go! the Grants for Museum Advancement. [Read more…] about Museum Planning, Travel Grants Available
This posts is the third in a series of posts examining the awards approved by the Regional
Economic Development Councils (REDC) from the perspective of the Path through History.
Below is a list of projects which were found based on the term “history” for the search criteria. Although there are not many grants with a specifically historical-focus, the ones that do tend to be funded by New York State Council on the Arts as part of its Culture & Heritage Project Grant. Below are the awards for 2014 by the Council of Arts that are relevant to the history community. [Read more…] about The REDCs, History and the NYS Council on the Arts
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced that the Museum Education Act is ready for introduction in the New York State Legislature and has outlined its priorities for 2015, including support for the Commission on New York State History Bill.
“We have held a series of meetings with the staff of the Office of Cultural Education and finalized the language of the [museum education] bill as well as planned a strategy with them for the 2015 Legislative Session,” an announcement to supporters said. [Read more…] about Update On MANY’s 2015 Legislative Priorities