Senators Steve Saland (R,C Poughkeepsie) and Senator Vincent Leibell (R,C Patterson) today announced that $331,075 in New York State Archives Grants have been awarded to local governments and community organizations in Dutchess County.
These grants are offered by the New York State Archives to support the management of records. Grants may be used to improve records management or to preserve historical documents. Documentary Heritage Program Grants are awarded to community organizations, while Local Government Records Grants are awarded to local municipalities.
The grants for Dutchess County are as follows:
Dutchess County, Active Records $117,119
Marist College, Arrangement and Description $16,908
Town of Clinton, Active Records $10,494
Town of Pawling, Inventory and Planning $3,998
Town of Poughkeepsie, Active Records $49,391
Town of Poughkeepsie, Active Records $44,079
Town of Fishkill, Active Records $21,810
Town of Pawling, Inventory and Planning $3,390
Village of Wappingers Falls, Active Records $38,007
Wappingers Central School District, Inactive Records $25,879
"This is great news for our local governments and community organizations in Dutchess County," said Senator Saland. "The New York Archive Grants are an important way to ensure that our state's diverse history is preserved and that local governments can improve records to better serve the public."
"I am pleased that Dutchess County municipalities and community groups will be receiving this much needed funding," said Senator Leibell. "These grants support good records management, as well as encourage creative and valuable uses of archival records."
The New York State Archives is awarding approximately $9.65 million in grants to hundreds of local governments and community organizations across the state.