Advocacy Committee

GRANT FUNDING RESOURCES

The grant funding resources listed here, can be used as a starting point to meet your particular funding needs.  As ART is notified of other sources, they will be added to this list.  

(If you have funding resources that you would like to see included, please contact advocacy@nycarchivists.org.)


Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Connecticut Humanities

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

Council on Library and Information Resources

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

GRAMMY Foundation


Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)


Leon Levy Foundation
National Archives - National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
National Science Foundation (NSF) Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) Grants
New Jersey Council for the Humanities
New York Council for the Humanities

New York State Archives
Regional Archival Associations Consortium (RAAC)

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation offers a Grants Database, which is interactive and allows you to browse all the grants the Foundation has awarded since 1969.  The Foundation also has a section committed to Grantmaking Policies and Guidelines, which gives an overview of the application process, information on grantmaking policies, along with instructions and forms for proposals, reports, and modifications.  
 
The Connecticut Humanities Fund (CTHF) supports the work of organizations that use the humanities to help Connecticut residents and visitors better understand and appreciate human history, culture, values and beliefs.                                                                                                               

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)
CCAHA's Grant Calendar provides information on opportunities for funding conservation and preservation projects.


Council on Library and Information Resources
CLIR is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.

 

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation promotes the advancement and perpetuation of humanistic inquiry and artistic creativity by encouraging excellence in scholarship and in the performing arts, and by supporting research libraries and other institutions which transmit our cultural heritage.


GRAMMY Foundation

The GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of North America, and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition.

 

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

The Institute of Museum and Library Services' (IMLS) mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. 

 

Leon Levy Foundation

The Leon Levy Foundation, is a private, not-for-profit foundation, which endeavors to continue Leon Levy’s philanthropic legacy and to build on his vision.  The Foundation encourages and supports excellence in six broad areas: Understanding the Ancient World; Arts and Humanities; Preservation of Nature and Gardens; Brain Research and Science; Human Rights; and Jewish Culture.


National Archives - National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)

Congress established the NHPRC grants program to promote the preservation and use of America's documentary heritage.


National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

NEH grants typically go to cultural institutions, such as museums, archives, libraries, colleges, universities, public television, and radio stations, and to individual scholars.


National Science Foundation (NSF) Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) Grants

The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. It does this through grants, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States.


New Jersey Council for the Humanities

NJCH funds nonprofit organizations to develop meaningful humanities projects for New Jersey audiences. Applications are welcomed from libraries, museums, educational institutions, social service organizations, historical societies, cultural organizations, and other community organizations.


New York Council for the Humanities

Grant support is awarded to nonprofits that inspire New Yorkers to explore what it means to be human. Through two competitive grant programs, the Council offers nimble and responsive grants to support the diverse arts and culture sector of New York State.


New York State Archives Grants and Awards

The New York State Archives offers grants and awards to support, promote and recognize sound archival and records management practices, as well as to encourage creative and valuable uses of archival records. The State Archives administers four grant programs that promote the use and care of records.


Regional Archival Associations Consortium (RAAC)

RAAC's Grant Development Subcommittee has compiled a list of state and federal grant sources. Some of these duplicate the above list, but check this site as it will be updated on a regular basis.

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