26 Applications Received in January Sacred Sites Grant Round
26 Applications Received in January Sacred Sites Grant Round- Third Church of Christ Scientist, Manhattan, seeks a Sacred Sites-Robert W. Wilson Challenge Grant to assist with restoration of its deteriorated slate roof
The Conservancy has received 26 Sacred Sites grant applications in the January 2012 grant round, including 3 applications rolled over from prior grant rounds. Applications have come in from 17 counties throughout New York State. Project costs for the current grant applications – for work ranging from stained glass restoration to masonry and steeple repair, to in-kind slate and copper roof replacement, range from a few thousand dollars to nearly 2 million. Staff will visit the historic sites, from the Bronx to Buffalo, over the next several months, with grants to be awarded in April 2012.