Senator Bonacic Announces the Availability of Historic Preservation Grant Opportunities

January 09, 2017

(Middletown, NY)- State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pleased to announce the availability of historic preservation grant opportunities through the Preservation League of New York State. The Preserve New York (PNY) and the Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) programs are made available to qualified not-for-profit groups and municipalities seeking funding for the preservation or restoration of historic buildings or structures with art or cultural purpose.

PNY grant awards range in amount from $3,000 to $10,000 and are awarded for historic structure reports, historic landscape reports, cultural resource surveys, or building condition reports. TAG grants will be a maximum of $3,000 and are intended for short-term technical studies including building condition surveys, engineering/structural analyses, feasibility/reuse studies, and handicapped accessibility studies.

“Many of the municipalities in the 42nd Senate District have a unique historical character, and these grant opportunities are a good way to help preserve that character,” said Senator Bonacic. “I would also urge local not-for-profits to explore these opportunities as well.”

The deadline to apply for these grants is March 27th, 2017. All questions should be directed to the Preservation League of New York State at 518-462-5658