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GHHN awards  $13,054  statewide for
2019  Collection Needs Assessment Program: 
Site Assessment and Supplies Grants
The Collection Needs Assessment Program: Site Assessment and Supplies is administered by Greater Hudson Heritage Network, in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts. For 2019 grant year, 35 grant applications were received from institutions from 22 counties in New York State, requesting an aggregate of $15,908.23 in grant support. In all, 27 organizational awards totaling $13,054 for Site Assessments and Supplies were recommended for funding. The 2019 Collection Needs Assessment Program Grant awards range from $271 to $650. Of the 35 applicant institutions, nineteen had a general operating budget under $150,000, five had budgets over $151,000 but below $300,000, nine had a budget over $301,000 but below $1 million, and two organization had a budget over $1 million. Organizational operating budgets of the Collection Needs Assessment Program: Site Assessment and Supplies grant applicants span a stunning range from $2,600 to $1.2 million.

Collection Needs Assessment Program Grant Recipients:

Aurora Masonic Center (Cayuga County)
Best House Medical Exhibit Middleburgh, New York (Schoharie County)
Chenango County Historical Society and Museum (Chenango County)
Cobblestone Society and Museum (Orleans County)
Concord NY Historical Society (Erie County)
Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council (Suffolk County)
Dutchess County Historical Society (Dutchess County)
Frederic Remington Art Museum (Saint Lawrence County)
Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve (Nassau County)
Hallockville Museum Farm (Suffolk County) 
Howland Stone Store Museum (Cayuga County)
Huntington Historical Society (Suffolk County)*
Kent-Delord House Museum (Clinton County)
Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society and Museums (Suffolk County)
Niagara County Historical Society (Niagara County)
Oysterponds Historical Society (Suffolk County)
Preservation Long Island (Suffolk County)
Putnam History Museum (Putnam County)
Russian History Foundation (Herkimer County)
Sagtikos Manor Historical Society (Suffolk County)
Saratoga County Historical Society/Brookside Museum (Saratoga County)
Sea Cliff Village Museum (Nassau County)
Sonnenberg Gardens Inc. (Ontario County)
Southold Historical Society (Suffolk County)
The Victor D'Amico Institute of Art (Suffolk County)
Westmoreland Sanctuary (Westchester 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.