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Roger Tory Peterson Institute receives Travel Grant Funding

Posted on Apr 15, 2015

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute (RTPI) is pleased to announce the receipt of a Travel Grant that allowed staff members Jane Johnson and Linda Pierce to attend a conference at the Corning Museum of Glass, April 12-14, presented by the Museum Association of New York (MANY). The grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and administered by MANY, allows RTPI to explore new connections and opportunities related to development, collections, and exhibitions.


Opening reception


Congressman Paul Tonko received the MANY Legislative Leadership Award


Congressman Paul Tonko receiving the MANY Legislative Leadership Award


RTPI’s Jane Johnson with Congressman Paul Tonko

The Travel grants are one of a series of grants offered to help museums and historical societies to strengthen and develop their institutions and work with their communities. These grants, administered by MANY are designed to make it easy for organizations to access professional help and improve their institutions. To learn more about these grant programs, eligibility requirements and deadlines, visit the Museum Association of New York’s website at www.manyonline.org or contact MANY by email at info@manyonline.org and by phone at 518.273.3400.

Jane Johnson
Communications & Public Programs Coordinator