Do you know of a not-for-profit group or municipality that needs help getting a preservation project off the ground? Tell them about the Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a signature grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League of New York State.
Technical Assistance Grants:
Applications are now available to eligible municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to compete for 2018 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a signature grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Preservation League of New York State, with additional support from the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area/Hudson River Valley Greenway.
A total of $55,062 is available in this funding round. The total includes $45,062 in funding 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 Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.
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) 462-5658x 10 for more information.
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.
Through its grant programs, the League has strategically invested in the rehabilitation of historic places, leveraged significant additional cash and in-kind resources, and protected properties at the local, state and national level through landmark designations. These grants help the League’s growing constituency conserve, protect and use their cultural resources, and are an important catalyst in realizing community preservation goals.
The Preservation League 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. It leads advocacy, economic development and education programs across New York State.
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 Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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