The Notice of Funding Opportunity (Grant Program Guidelines) for the current fiscal year is now available:
Access FY 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunity Online
Read more about the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services program 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 projects and their staff may serve as project directors, in partnership with eligible applicants.
Please see Tribal Organization eligibility criteria.
Learn more about museum grant programs by participating in IMLS webinars. Click here for instructions.
A general presentation on IMLS museum grants. We recommend that you view this presentation before participating in a program-specific webinar.
FY15 Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services program webinar
Senior Program Officer
Museum Program Specialist