Museum Grants for African American History and Culture -- Resources
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Materials from the June 2013 Grantee Convening:
Presentation: Grants and Financial Management (PDF, 118KB)
Presentation: Association of African American Museums (PDF, 1.7MB)
Presentation: Social Media for AAHC Museums
Presentation: American Alliance of Museums (PDF, 640KB)
Handout: MAP Social Media Handbook (PDF, 192KB)
Toolkit: Developing Project Ideas, Part 1 (PDF, 519KB)
Toolkit: Developing Project Ideas, Part 2 (PDF, 710KB)
Presentation: Shaping Outcomes and Logic Model (PDF, 359KB)
Worksheet: Logic Model (PDF, 232KB)
Museum Grants for African American History and Culture content on the IMLS website:
October 31, 2013 01:11 PM
The Birmingham Public Library will host the 28th meeting of the National Museum and Library Services Board.
October 30, 2013 02:03 PM
The Birmingham Public Library will host the 28th meeting of the National Museum and Library Services Board. Members of the public are invited to attend.
October 18, 2013 02:31 PM
IMLS has rescheduled five live webinars for people considering applying for IMLS grants and extended the deadline for its National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
August 1, 2013 01:51 PM
Over the past six months we've featured dozens of stories about the great work being done with IMLS funding by museum professionals at African American museums and HBCUs across the country.
July 18, 2013 06:16 AM
The Haitian Heritage Museum has been a steward of Haitian art exhibitions, dance performances, and educational programming in Southeastern Florida and is increasing programming within the facility, schools, colleges, and the greater community.
July 11, 2013 12:38 PM
A new format at the 2013 convening of IMLS African American History and Culture grantees brought people together who share a common passion, interest, or experience in the AAHC field.
As a small museum grew into a multi-dimensional center of historic and cultural preservation, it faced a challenge. The museum’s founder needed to expand professional capacity and put in place a leader to succeed her.
The Tubman African American Museum is giving “community outreach” a new meaning. While looking to expand its audience and provide education beyond the museum walls, the museum developed an “Arts & History Outreach Program” that is doing just that.
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, the world's largest institution dedicated to the African American experience, holds a collection of more than 30,000 artifacts and archival materials.
This four-page overview of IMLS funding programs provides succinct information on the agency's grant and award programs, as well as agency initiatives and priorities.
This report on the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program provides data on the program and the grants made to date. It also provides guidance on writing a successful proposal and impressions from grantees.
On July 16, 2004, IMLS convened a day-long forum of leaders in the African American museum community, as well as leaders in the museum community at large, to explore the evolving role of African American museums, their contributions, and their challenges. The report provides a synthesis of the July meeting.