Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton Village, Southhampton Historical Museum.  Image courtesy of Art & Architecture Quarterly/East End.

Not-for-profit groups and municipalities are invited to attend a FREE information session on Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), the signature grant programs of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League of New York State.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 9:30–11:00 AM at Rogers Mansion, Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane in Southampton. The League’s Vice President for Policy and Preservation, Erin Tobin, will explain the requirements of the grants, the process of applying, and discuss some successful previous applicants.

The meeting will focus on Preserve New York grants and is co-sponsored by the Southampton Historical Museum and Preservation Long Island.  There is no cost to attend but reservations are required. Please contact the League at (518) 462-5658 x12 or visit www.preservenys.org/grants to RSVP online.

Preserve New York and the TAG program have a total of $306,678 available in 2018. This includes $256,678 in funding from NYSCA for Preserve New York and TAG, $40,000 from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation for Preserve New York projects in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, 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. This amount will be disbursed over two grant rounds, Preserve New York in the spring and TAG in the fall.

Not-for-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status and units of local government are eligible to apply. Arts and cultural organizations are particularly encouraged to apply or support applications. Applicants cannot apply to Preserve New York and the New York State Council on the Arts for the same project.

Rogers Mansion, Southhampton Historical Museum. Image courtesy of Art & Architecture Quarterly/East End.

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