Grant News February 2015

Grant News

The Council's bi-monthly Grant News email is geared exclusively to current and potential grant recipients of our Project Grants programs. Each issue includes recent press related to Council-funded grant programs, items of interest, news from the Council, and featured content to assist applicants and current grantees.

Current Issue:

February 2015:

  • Say Hello to our New Grants: Vision and Action
  • War of 1812 Grants Recap
  • Featured Project Director: Alexander from Triple Canopy
  • Upcoming Events

Upcoming Grant Events

The Council offers regular grant workshops across the state to help applicants and partners learn more about funding opportunities at the state and federal level.

Sunday, February 22: Dance/NYC Symposium
Presented in Alliance with Dance/USA
Gibney Dance Center
280 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
Dance/NYC’s 2015 Symposium will invite participants to consider opportunites for “rising together” and dive deep into questions of cultural equity, resilience, technology, and private sector practices. Registration for this event is now closed.

Wednesday, March 11: NYS Women’s Suffrage Centennial Grant Workshop
As the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York approaches, the New York Council for the Humanities is interested in hearing from you about your ideas and plans for acknowledging this moment in history.

Grants 4 Women! Join Us in Albany on March 11th>
RSVP today for our grant workshop and discussion planned for March 11 in Albany . Attendees will learn more about the Council's grants and progam support , and will meet other leaders from around the state who are already invested in this work.

The Council also has several resources available online for those who can't attend workshops in person. View our Workshops & Webinars Archive to learn more!

Thursday, March 19, 8:30am-12:30pm: NEH Grant Writing Workshop
The City College of New York
North Academic Center Ballroom
160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031
The Division of Humanities & the Arts and the Office of the Provost of the City College of New York will host a regional grant-writing workshop with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The workshop will be led by Mary Macklem, Senior Program Officer from the NEH Division of Research. This workshop is free and open to the public. Space is limited, so please register by March 5, 2015:  

Featured Project Director Interview Series

Read our latest interview with Alexander Provan of Triple Canopy in Brooklyn. Provan is Project Director of their lecture series "The End of the Image as we Know It: 3D Printing before the Law." He speaks with the Council's Lauren Kushnick about facilitating conversations, engaging audiences, and rethinking the editing process.

Click here to read the full interview with Alexander.