Congratulations to DHPSNY's Latest Planning & Assessment Services Class!

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:02

In March, we concluded our second Planning & Assessment Services application round, and we're excited to announce our latest group of awardees. From a competitive pool of applications, our field reviewers selected 19 organizations to receive free Archival Needs AssessmentsPreservation Surveys, and Strategic Planning assistance. Once again, we're very pleased with the diversity of this group, which includes collecting institutions both small and large, from local historical societies and libraries to nationally recognized science, media, and performing arts organizations. Learn more about each member of DHPSNY's second Planning & Assessment class below.

Strategic Planning
Big Springs Historical Society - Caledonia, Livingston County
Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society - Lake Luzerne, Warren County
Lincoln Center for Performing Arts - Manhattan, New York County
Northport Historical Society - Northport, Suffolk County
Sisters of Charity, New York - Bronx, Bronx County
Smithtown Historical Society - Smithtown, Suffolk County

Preservation Surveys
Greater Astoria Historical Society - Long Island City, Queens County 
Perry Public Library - Perry, Wyoming County
Village of Lancaster - Lancaster, Erie County

Archival Needs Assessments
Adirondack History Museum/Essex County Historical Society - Elizabethtown, Essex County
Alexandria Township Historical Society - Alexandria Bay, Jefferson County
Dutchess County Art Association - Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County
Empire State Aerosciences Museum - Glenville, Schenectady County
Greenwich Free Library, IVH Gill Room - Greenwich, Washington County
Hudson Area Association Library - Hudson, Columbia County
Lackawanna Public Library - Lackawanna, Erie County
Niagara County Historical Society - Lockport, Niagara County
South Street Seaport Museum - Manhattan, New York County
WCNY (Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York) - Syracuse, Onondaga County

Planning & Assessment Services applications are accepted year-round, and DHPSNY awards services to a limited number of institutions in three areas: Archival Needs Assessments, Preservation & Conservation Surveys, and Strategic Planning assistance. Visit our Planning & Assessment Services page to learn more about each and determine which is right for your organization. The deadline for the current application round is Friday, July 14th, 2017.

DHPSNY staff is available to assist you in completing your application. Please contact Program Coordinator Anastasia Matijkiw for assistance, questions about eligibility, or additional information at (215) 545-0613 or


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