The Notice of Funding Opportunity (Grant Program Guidelines) for the current fiscal year is not yet available. It will be made available 60-90 days before the program deadline. Until then, last year’s Grant Program Guidelines are available as a reference.
Access last year’s Grant Program Guidelines online
Read more about Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services on the IMLS website.
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The Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (NANH) program supports Indian tribes and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians. These grants are intended to provide opportunities to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened activities in areas such as exhibitions, educational services and programming, professional development, and collections stewardship.
Eligible applicants are
federally recognized Indian tribes,
Alaskan Native Villages and corporations, and,
organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians.
Entities such as museums, libraries, schools, tribal colleges, or departments of education are not eligible applicants, although they may be involved in the administration of the program and their staff may serve as project directors, in partnership with eligible applicants.
Please see Tribal Organization eligibility criteria.
Sandra Narva, Senior Museum Program Officer
Sarah Glass, Museum Program Specialist