Lower Hudson Conference: Conservation Treatment Grant Program

What is Lower Hudson Conference: Conservation Treatment Grant Program?

The Conservation Treatment Grant Program, administered by Lower Hudson Conference (LHC) in association with the Museum Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), provides support for treatment procedures to aid in stabilizing and preserving objects in collections of museums and historical organizations in New York State.

Programs and Funding Categories:

  • Support for conservation treatment of paintings, works on paper, textiles, furniture, sculpture, ethnographic, historical and decorative objects.
  • Support for treatment costs for frames, supports, stands and mounts.
  • Grants support the cost of in-state transportation and cost of insurance for works to be treated.

Who are eligible for the Lower Hudson Conference: Conservation Treatment Grant Program?

Applications will be accepted from not-for-profit museums and historical organizations, or other cultural institutions that own, care for and exhibit collections. Grant awards will be made to institutions lacking in-house conservation staff with expertise in the area for which support is requested. Collections owned by state or federal agencies are ineligible for grant support. While all eligible institutions in New York State are welcome to apply to this program, highest priority will be given to those with annual operating budgets of under $250,000.

How to apply for the Lower Hudson Conference: Conservation Treatment Grant Program?

Organizations may submit only one request, which may involve one object or a group of related objects. All objects must be owned by the applicant institution.

How much funding is available for the Lower Hudson Conference: Conservation Treatment Grant Program?

Maximum award is $7,500.

Where to send applications for the Lower Hudson Conference: Conservation Treatment Grant Program?

Conservation Treatment Grant Program
c/o Lower Hudson Conference
2199 Saw Mill River Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
Phone: (914) 592-6726

For more information on the Lower Hudson Conference: Conservation Treatment Grant Program, contact:

Email: lowerhudson@msn.com

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