Additional Resources for Flood Damaged Museums/Heritage Organizations

Four brand new records advisories are now available from the New York State Archives:

Services and Funding Available for Flood-damaged Records http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/records/mr_disaster_services_funding.shtml

Applying for Disaster Assistance from FEMA: Information for Governments http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/records/mr_FEMA_disaster_assistance.shtml

Sources of Assistance for Non-Profit Organizations http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/records/mr_disaster_assistance_non-profits.shtml

Remediation of Mold
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/records/mr_mold_remediation.shtml

From the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC):

If your repository and/or collections have suffered damage as a result of the extreme flooding, please consider applying for disaster relief funds administered by Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC). Please click on the links below:

MARAC Disaster Assistance Fund Guidelines

MARAC Disaster Assistance Application

For those affected by Hurricane Lee, the application deadline is Friday, Sept. 30. (The application deadline remains Sept. 16 for damage caused by Hurricane Irene.)

Image:  Guy Park Manor, home of the Walter Elwood Museum, in Amsterdam, which was significantly damaged by flooding of the Mohawk River during Hurricane Irene.