Senator Steve Saland (R,C Poughkeepsie) today announced that New York State Archives Grants have been awarded to local governments and community organizations in Dutchess and Columbia Counties.
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 Grants may be used to improve records management or to preserve historical documents. Those grants awarded to community organizations are called Documentary Heritage Program Grants and those awarded to local governments are called Local Government Records grants.
Columbia County, Active Records $30,135
Town of Kinderhook, Historical Records $14,949
Town of New Lebanon, Historical Records $19,887
Village of Kinderhook, Inventory and Planning $9,683
Village of Valatie, Active Records $45,750
Beacon City School District, Historical Records $1,170
Dutchess BOCES, Educational Uses $10,665
Dutchess County, Active Records $32,553
Dutchess County Historical Society, Documentation $7,759
Hyde Park Central School District, Inventory and Planning $24,312
Marist College, Documentation $23,849
Poughkeepsie City School District, Inactive Records $5,633
Town of Poughkeepsie, Active Records $50,378
Village of Fishkill, Active Records $20,938
Wappingers Central School District, Historical Records $8,400
Wappingers Central School District, Inventory and Planning $31,734
"This is very good news for our local governments and community organizations," said Senator Saland. "The New York State Archive Grants will do much to preserve important historical documents and help manage documents presently in use."
The New York State Archives is awarding approximately $9.65 million in grants to hundreds of local governments and community organizations across New York State.