NYS Historic Marker Grant Program

Regional Grant Schedule

The historic marker program in New York State follows a grant schedule organized by region. Each region encompasses several counties. Below is an overview of the grant schedule by region, including important dates for submitting application materials.  

Grant schedule by region (based on the Association for Public Historians of New York State Regions)

A map of New York State showing the regions for Grant schedules

Regions 1 through 3 of New York State

Regions 1-3

  • 4/29/19 – Application becomes available online
  • 6/14/19 – Deadline to submit Letter of Intent (LOI) to verify primary sources. Submit your proposed marker inscription and list the primary source documentation you have assembled to verify the historic accuracy of your text.
  • 7/08/19 – Application deadline
  • 9/30/19 – Awards granted

Region 1

  • Bronx
  • Kings
  • New York
  • Queens
  • Richmond

Region 2

  • Nassau
  • Suffolk

Region 3

  • Dutchess
  • Orange
  • Putnam
  • Rockland
  • Westchester

Regions 4 through 6 in New York State

Regions 4-6

  • 8/02/19 – Application becomes available online
  • 09/13/19 – Deadline to submit Letter of Intent (LOI) to verify primary sources. Submit your proposed marker inscription and list the primary source documentation you have assembled to verify the historic accuracy of your text.
  • 10/04/19 – Application deadline
  • 12/31/19 – Awards granted

Region 4

  • Columbia
  • Delaware
  • Greene
  • Sullivan
  • Ulster

Region 5

  • Albany
  • Rensselaer
  • Saratoga
  • Schenectady
  • Warren
  • Washington

Region 6

  • Clinton
  • Essex
  • Franklin
  • Hamilton
  • St. Lawrence

Regions 7-9

  • 11/05/18 – Application becomes available online
  • 12/17/18 – Deadline to submit Letter of Intent (LOI) to verify primary sources.  Submit your proposed marker inscription and list the primary source documentation you have assembled to verify the historic accuracy of your text.
  • 01/21/19 – Application deadline
  • 03/31/19 – Awards granted

Region 7

  • Fulton
  • Montgomery
  • Herkimer
  • Oneida
  • Otsego
  • Schoharie

Region 8

  • Jefferson
  • Lewis
  • Oswego

Region 9

  • Cayuga
  • Cortland
  • Madison
  • Onondaga

Regions 10 through 12 of New York State

Regions 10-12

  • 02/04/19 – Application becomes available online
  • 03/4/19 – Deadline to submit Letter of Intent (LOI) to verify primary sources.  Submit your proposed marker inscription and list the primary source documentation you have assembled to verify the historic accuracy of your text.
  • 04/01/19 – Application deadline
  • 06/30/19 – Awards granted

Region 10

  • Broome
  • Chemung
  • Chenango
  • Schuyler
  • Tioga
  • Tompkins

Region 11

  • Monroe
  • Ontario
  • Seneca
  • Steuben
  • Wayne
  • Yates

Region 12

  • Allegany
  • Cattaraugus
  • Chautauqua
  • Erie
  • Genesee
  • Livingston
  • Niagara
  • Orleans
  • Wyoming