The Foundation’s Recent Grant Recipients
Long Island Music Hall of Fame | Granted November 2016 | 1 Year
To support the Hall’s Mobile Education Museum, which was recently on display at the Hall of Fame’s 2016 Induction Awards Ceremony & Gala.
Sayville Historical Society | Granted November 2016 | November | 1 Year
The grant was used to repaint the Homestead building and replace the cedar board fence.
Long Island Maritime Museum | Granted July 2015 | 1 Year
Maintainance of the sailing vessel "Priscilla".
The Thomas Moran Trust, Inc. | Granted November 2015 | 1 Year
Exterior renovation of house, renovation of interior galleries and educational rooms.
Cemetery of the First Presbyterian Church of Southold | Granted August 2015 | 5 Months
Preservation of headstones.
New York University | Granted March 2016 | 4 Years
Brings together archivists, conservators, and digital technicians in a coordinated initiative to conserve, preserve and make accessible three major research collections on the history of downstate New York and Long Island.
Columbia University | Granted November 2015 | 5 Years
Establish the Gardiner-Jackson Professorship in U.S. History.
Bayard Cutting Arboretum | Granted November 2015 | 1 Year
Construction of new building and balance used toward restoration of bulk heading.
Friends of Connetquot, Inc. | Granted August 2015 | 1 Year
Continued work on Grist Mill: Reinstallation of main mill machinery.
Long Island Maritime Museum | Granted August 2015 | 1 Year
Interior improvements in Oyster House on the property.
Carman’s River Maritime Center, Inc. | Granted August 2015 | 1.5 Years
Restoration of 1906 sailing vessel, Elvira.
Suffolk County Historical Society | Granted August 2015 | 3 Years
New wing, ADA compliance, accessibility.
Oysterponds Historical Society | Granted August 2015 | 6 Months
Consultants for building strategic plan.
Hallockville Museum Farm | Granted November 2015 | 1 Year
Exhibit and education consultants and costs to re-design exhibits.
General MacArthur Memorial Fund | Granted November 2015 | No Duration
Creation of new pedestal, signage and lighting to be used with existing bust.
Islip Arts Council (Brookwood Hall) | Granted August 2015 |
International art exchange program at Brookwood Hall.
Eastville Community Historical Society Sag Harbor | Granted August 2015 | 7 Months
Exhibition of photos - multicultural community and slave history.
Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson | Granted November 2015 | 1 Year
Installation of copper gutters on the Mather House; Restoration of roof of Dedio House, which will include copper chimney flashing and copper gable roof edge.
Friends of Science East Inc. | Granted November 2015 | 1 Year
Cataloging of software and off-site climate controlled storage of historic electrical equipment and documents.
Bohemia Historical Society | Granted August 2015 | 1 Year
Production of educational video.
Cutchogue New Suffolk Historical Society | Granted August 2015 | 6 Months
Preservation of mile markers in Southold for 375th year anniversary. Reenactment and lecture.
Shelter Island Historical Society | Granted August 2015 | 2 Years
New computer and communications technology.
Mastic Peninsula Historical Society | Granted August 2015 |
Create brochure history of Mastic and Shirley.
Nature Conservancy (Mashomack Preserve) | Granted November 2015 | 15 Months
Restoration of Manor House Porch at Mashomack, Shelter Island.
Parrish Art Museum | Granted August 2015 | 1 Year
Production of annual exhibitions reflecting Suffolk heritage.
Suffolk County Archaeological Association | Granted August 2015 |
Documentary film about the manors of Long Island.
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm | Granted December 2014 |
Increased capacity for the expansion of current history programs and outreach.
Selected Past Grant Recipients
Improvement of exhibition hall.
Long Island University, C.W. Post
Suffolk County Community College
Caleb Smith Preserve
Southampton Town Historical Society
Preservation of the 1739 Sayre Barn.
Stony Brook University
Scholarships and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair in American History.
New York University
Digital preservation of Sylvester archives.
Suffolk County Historical Society
Preservation of Gardiner's Island materials.
Montauk Historical Society
Montauk Indian Museum.
Long Island Museum
"Long Island at War" exhibition and "adoption" of the Gardiner family carriage.
Friends of Connetquot
Restoration of the Grist Mill.
Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum
Capacity building and infrastructure development.
Westhampton Beach Historical Society
Improvement of the Foster-Meeker Heritage Center.