This multi-year local history project collects and organizes audio stories and related photographs from Town of Keene community members through an online platform to share the social and cultural history of the community. » Continue Reading.
Posts Tagged ‘grants’
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced that $3 million is available in the first round of the State’s newly consolidated Invasive Species Grant Program.
To support projects that target both aquatic and terrestrial invasive species across the state, DEC combined previous funding opportunities, including the Aquatic Invasive Species Spread Prevention and the Aquatic and Terrestrial Invasive Species Early Detection/Rapid Response grants, into a single grant program. DEC is accepting applications for these grants through February 15, 2019. » Continue Reading.
Adirondack Foundation’s 2019 Generous Acts Fund grant application process is open and available online until 5 pm, February 4, 2019.
Nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities working to support human and family wellbeing, educational opportunities, and economic vitality are encouraged to apply. » Continue Reading.
Preserve New York grant applications are now open.
Launched in 1993 through a partnership between The Preservation League of New York State and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), Preserve New York makes grants for historic structure reports, building condition reports, cultural landscape reports, and cultural resource surveys. » Continue Reading.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County has announced it has received a $93,582.00 grant from the Farm-to-School Program.
Cornell Cooperative Extension was one of eighteen projects chosen statewide. » Continue Reading.
Historic Saranac Lake has been awarded a $500,000 Environmental Protection Fund grant from the NY State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to support the purchase and rehabilitation of the Trudeau Building. » Continue Reading.
The Adirondack Sky Center (a.k.a. the Adirondack Public Observatory) has been awarded three grants to support planned AstroScience Center museum and planetarium construction and education programs.
Situated on four acres of raised land in the northerly area of Tupper Lake, the Adirondack Sky Center benefits from some of the darkest and most pristine skies east of the Mississippi River. Interest from across the northeast as well as the local community has spurred the establishment of a permanent Adirondack center for astronomy and space science, the AstroScience Center. Complementing the Wild Center natural history museum, the Adirondack Sky Center is expected to help expand science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning in the region, while also strengthening the the Adirondacks as a travel destination. » Continue Reading.
The trustees of the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation rotate the site of their Annual Meeting and Board Retreat around the Adirondack Park and this year it was held at Schroon Lake. The trustees met with 17 Schroon Lake area not-for-profits, organized by Roger Friedman, to discuss issues in the community and how the Pearsall Foundation might help.
The trustees also reviewed 47 grant applications, down from 61 the year before, and fully funded the requested amount for 26 of those and partially funded 7. » Continue Reading.
The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has announced the recipients of its 2018 Farmer/Producer Mini Grant program, which was designed to support the farm to school procurement process for local food producers and Jefferson and St Lawrence County schools.
The second round of grant recipients since the program’s inception in 2017 include two farms and one co-packer, whose proposed projects are expected to increase their capacity to supply schools with local food. » Continue Reading.
The Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund, a component fund of Adirondack Foundation, awarded $41,650 in grants this year to 17 athletes and nine organizations in the Tri-Lakes region.
The awards were handed out at a ceremony for recipients and their families and friends on October 14 at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid. » Continue Reading.
Cycle Adirondacks, in partnership with Adirondack Foundation and the Cloudsplitter Foundation, have donated over $5,000 to community generated projects in Speculator, Inlet and North Creek as part of its CycleADK Gives program.
The three communities served as overnight hosts for CycleADK’s 2018 Ultimate Cycling Vacation, which drew over 230 cyclists from across the United States and Canada to the Adirondacks from August 18-24 for a week-long bicycle tour. » Continue Reading.
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX), has received a $156,573 grant from the Museums for America program of Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency.
This year, IMLS received 472 funding requests from across the U.S. and made grants to only 28% of the applicants. In recent years ADKX has received a total of $694,837 in IMLS funding, including the new award. Past funding has supported the installation of new exhibitions, the conservation of ADKX’s unique collections, and other projects. » Continue Reading.
The Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region, a component fund of Adirondack Foundation, has awarded $18,027 in grant funding to benefit a variety of local initiatives in Schroon, Minerva, Horicon, Chester, and Johnsburg.
This year’s grant recipients were honored at a ceremony at Seagle Music Colony on August 28. » Continue Reading.
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced they are now accepting 2018 applications for fully funded Historic Roadside Markers to commemorate the history of the Adirondacks, including locations in Essex, Warren, Hamilton, Saratoga, Washington, Clinton and Franklin Counties.
Municipalities and charitable 501(c)(3) organizations in New York State are welcome to apply for the Historic Roadside Marker Grants. Local historical organizations or municipal historians will often apply for the grant on behalf of property owners.