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Professional Development Grants

Professional Development Grant Application for NYS Historical Societies and Cultural Museums 

The Pomeroy Foundation provides need-based scholarships of $1,000 each to historical societies and cultural museums in New York State for professional development purposes.

Scholarships for professional development are to be used as follows:

Criteria to receive this grant:

  • Grants are available to 501(c)(3) historical societies and cultural museums in New York State.
  • Annual budget cannot exceed $100,000.
  • One grant per organization per year.
  • Cannot have attended the MANY Conference in the past two years.
  • A final report on your professional development experience is due to the Pomeroy Foundation by the end of the calendar year.

*The grant application process for 2020 is now closed. The deadline to apply was 02/15/20. The 2021 application will become available online in early January 2021.*


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