ROBERT D. GARDINER FOUNDATION
The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, established in 1987, primarily supports the study of New York State history. Robert David Lion Gardiner was, until his death in August 2004, the 16th Lord of the Manor of Gardiner’s Island, NY. The Gardiner family and their descendants have owned Gardiner’s Island since 1639, obtained as part of a royal grant from King Charles I of England.
The Foundation is inspired by Robert David Lion Gardiner’s personal passion for New York history.
NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS (NYSCA)
The New York State Council on the Arts is dedicated to preserving and expanding the rich and diverse cultural resources that are and will become the heritage of New York's citizens. The Council believes in supporting the following. Artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure, and the rights of all New Yorkers to access and experience the power of the arts and culture, and the vital contribution the arts make to the quality of life in New York communities.
PRESERVATION LEAGUE OF NYS
The Preservation League of New York State invests in people and projects that champion the essential role of preservation in community revitalization, sustainable economic growth, and the protection of our historic buildings and landscapes. We lead advocacy, economic development, and education programs all across the state. So our past has a future.
GREATER HUDSON HERITAGE NETWORK
Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) is the statewide ‘go-to’ service organization for responsive assistance, interpretation and collections care. Our program services are local, professional and statewide. We offer grants, workshops, webinars, consultations, technical assistance, a resource network and professional development opportunities to advance the work of historical societies, historic house museums, heritage centers, historic sites, archives and libraries.
The Rauch Foundation invests in ideas and organizations that spark and sustain systemic change in our communities. We focus on areas where we can have greatest impact: children and families, the environment on Long Island and in Maryland, and regional leadership.
MUSEUM ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK (MANY)
The Museum Association of New York is the only statewide organization that works as both a hub for the state’s museum community and a powerful voice for the advancement of art, history, science and children’s museums, as well as zoos, botanical gardens and other cultural organizations. We are Stronger Together through our One collective Voice!
THE NEW YORK LANDMARKS CONSERVANCY
The New York Landmarks Conservancy is dedicated to preserving, revitalizing, and reusing New York’s architecturally significant buildings. Through pragmatic leadership, financial and technical assistance, advocacy, and public education, the Conservancy ensures that New York’s historically and culturally significant buildings, streetscapes, and neighborhoods continue to contribute to New York’s economy, tourism, and quality of life.