Government Grants and Foundation Support

Government Grants

Empire State Development
$20,000,000 in Upstate Revitalization Inititative funds for museum expansion
New York State Council on the Arts and Empire State Development
$725,000 NYSCA Large Capital Fund Projects award for museum expansion
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
$47,000 for general operating support
Institute of Museum and Library Services
$135,763 Museums for America Funding to support cataloging and digitizing The Strong's Toy Trade Catalog collection
National Endowment for the Humanities
$75,000 Public Humanities Projects planning grant for a new gallery focused on the history and cultural impact of video games
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
$41,285 to upgrade The Strong's theater facilities

Foundation Support

$100,000+
William & Sheila Konar Foundation
Zeke and Jane Duda Family Foundation

$50,000–$99,999
Davenport-Hatch Foundation, Inc.

$25,000–$49,999
Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation
Jane L. Glazer and Laurence C. Glazer Charitable Trust
Toy Association and Foundation

$10,000–$24,999
Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation
Rochester Regional Library Council
Ames-Amzalak Charitable Trust

$2,500–$9,999
B. Thomas Golisano Foundation
Entertainment Software Association Foundation
Hallowell Fund
Greater Hudson Heritage Network
Riedman Foundation
Ralph and Eleanor Cantisano Family Foundation
Rubens Family Foundation

$500–$2,499
NYSCA/TDF TAP Plus
The Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation
Jane Henson Foundation
The Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Foundation
Massie Family Fund
The Hawkins Foundation