New York State Council on the Arts / Museum Association of New York
Partnership Grants for Capacity Building
The Museum Association of New York in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts will award $500,000 in capacity building grants to non-profit museums located in New York State. 100 grants of $5,000 will be awarded.
As this partnership grant program was developed to reach museums not already funded by NYSCA, priority will be given to museums that did not receive NYSCA organizational support funding for FY 2022. Those who received Restart NY and/or Recovery Grants but not organizational support, are considered priority organizations.
Museums with NYSCA organizational support in 2022 may apply, but are not considered priorities.
All applications from eligible organizations will be considered.
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Grants will be made to:
Grant projects cannot begin before June 15, 2022 and must conclude by June 15, 2023.
If a museum is interested in a project that does not fit into the above capacity building categories, please reach out to Erika Sanger, Executive
Director via firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment to discuss if the project is the right fit for this funding opportunity.
Applications will be accepted starting February 15th through a Google form and will be required to include:
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In addition Museums will be required to submit as pdfs attached to an email to email@example.com with the subject line: Capacity Building Grant Application
1. Which of the following capacity building priorities will your project address:
Applications will be reviewed and rated by a peer review panel.
To learn more about capacity building click here to read the Institute of Museum and Library Services' Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment of Museum Capacity Building Programs
Partnership Grants for Capacity Building is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.