Museum Grants for African American History and Culture -- Resources

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African American History and Culture Forum

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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:
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2015 Guide to Funding Programs and Opportunities


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. Read More

 
2014 OMS Report 1
2014 Office of Museum Services Update: Building Capacity and Leadership


In 2013, the impact of IMLS grants was felt across the nation, in rural and urban communities, in museums both small and large. All types of museums, from art, history, and children’s museums to botanic gardens, aquaria, science and technology centers, tribal museums and zoos received support. Read More

 
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Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program Update, May 2011


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. Read More

 
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African American History & Culture in Museums: Strategic Crossroads and New Opportunities


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. Read More