The New York State Program for the Conservation and Preservation of Library Research Materials
The New York State Program for the Conservation and Preservation of Library Research Materials Discretionary Grant Program application is no longer issued in paper. For the 2015-2016 grant cycle, all applications must be submitted through our web-based application program. Please go to the Online Grant System Account Registration Form (opens in a new window) to register to receive a user name and password to access the online grant application system. You will need a user name and password to submit an application.
All applicants are required to comply with NYSED's Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) participation goals for this grant.
New York State has implemented a prequalification requirement for not-for-profit entities applying for grants. In order to be eligible to apply for an award under this grant, any not for-profit entity who is the lead applicant must prequalify using the Grants Gateway.
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The Conservation/Preservation Program provides State funding for libraries
and other organizations engaged in efforts to preserve deteriorating
library research materials. The program was established as part of the
landmark 1984 library legislation and was expanded in 1986 and 1990.
[SEE: Education Law, Section 273.7(d)] It is administered by the New
York State Library's Division of Library Development.