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Nonprofits to Hire or Rehire Educational Staff

Pomeroy Fund for NYS History

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Museum Association of New York (MANY) and William G. Pomeroy Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/23/22 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants of up to $5,000 to New York history-related nonprofit organizations to hire or rehire educational staff. Funding is intended for staff who will present in-person programs, but these programs may also include a virtual component. Eligible types of programs presented include school programs, teen programs, early childhood programs, family days, festivals, programs for older adults, programs for new Americans, or targeted, audience-specific programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 191052

Estimated Size of Grant:

This round of funding will offer grants in amounts up to and including $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Proposed projects cannot begin before November 1, 2022.
Grants must be used within one year of disbursement; all funds must be expended before October 31, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Open to eligible 501c3 history-related organizations in New York State with budgets up to $250,000.

Town historians and municipally-owned historical societies are ineligible.

Applicants do not need to be members of MANY to apply.

Funding should not be used as a substitute for existing (budgeted) staff salaries and hours, but can be used to increase staff hours for the aforementioned purposes.

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates:
- The application portal will open on July 18 and close on September 23.
- Successful applicants will be notified on or before October 21, 2022.
- Proposed projects cannot begin before November 1, 2022.

The application is in two parts.
- Part one: Complete a Google form with the required information listed on the URL for Full Text (RFP), below.
- Part two: In an email with the subject line “Pomeroy Fund for NYS History Round Five” attach a pdf of your most recent 990 Form or Audit (990 EZ, 990 Postcard accepted)

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Please submit required documents in an email to

Museum Association of New York
265 River Street
Troy, NY 12180

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City;   New York

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