Contact: Priscilla Brendler    
GHHN awards  $27,340  statewide for
2018 Collection Needs Assessment Program: 
Site Assessment and Supplies Grants
The 2018 Collection Needs Assessment Program: Site Assessment and Supplies Grant , administered by Greater Hudson Heritage Network in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts , supports requests for site assessments and to purchase collection management supplies for qualified museums in New York State. For the 2018 grant funding cycle, 49 grant applications were received from institutions from 26 counties in New York State, requesting an aggregate of $31,957 in grant support. In all, 42 organizational awards totaling $27,340 were recommended for funding. The 2018 Collection Needs Assessment Program Grant awards range from $230 to $750.

Collection Needs Assessment Program Grant Recipients:
Albany, Schenectady, Greene County Agricultural & Historical Society, Inc. (Albany County)
Aurora Masonic Center (Cayuga County)
Bard College, Montgomery Place Campus (Dutchess County)
Beacon Historical Society (Dutchess County) 
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Inc. (Westchester County) 
Concord NY Historical Society (Erie County)
D&H Canal Historical Society (Ulster County)
Dansville Area Historical Society (Livingston County)
Dr. Best House and Medical Exhibit (Schoharie County)
Hallockville Museum Farm (Suffolk County) 
Historical Society of Quaker Hill & Pawling (Dutchess County)*
Homeville Museum (Cortland County)*
Hudson River Maritime Museum (Ulster County)
Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz (Ulster County)
Lake Placid Olympic Museum (Essex County)
Livingston County Historical Society (Livingston County)
Louise Adelia Read Memorial Library and Museum (Delaware County)
Marjorie Dieter Mastin Historical Society (Allegany County)
Montgomery County Historical Society (Montgomery County) 
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden (New York County)
Northport Historical Society (Suffolk County)
Ogden Historical Society (Monroe County)
Old Merchants House of NY, Inc (New York County)
Old Westbury Gardens (Nassau County)*
Onondaga Historical Association (Onondaga County) 
Oswego County Historical Society (Oswego County)*
Plattekill Historical Preservation Society (Ulster County)
Putnam History Museum (Putnam County)
Rensselaer County Historical Society (Rensselaer County)
Rye Historical Society (Westchester County) 
Schoharie County Historical Society (Schoharie County)
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion (Ontario County)
The Walter Elwood Museum of the Mohawk Valley ( Montgomery County)
The Whaling Museum and Education Center (Suffolk County)
Town of Clinton Historical Society (Dutchess County)
Ulster County Historical Society (Ulster County)
Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center (Saratoga County) 
Yates County Historical Society (Yates County)

*Site received both Site Assessment and Supplies Grant 
Th e NYSCA/GHHN Collection Needs Assessment Program: Site Assessment and Supplies Grant is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.