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Attention Museum Applicants: You will find examples of funded projects that support the FY2013 grant programs by following the links contained in the program guidelines.


Museum Grants for African American History and Culture

Delaware State University

National Underground Freedom Center

Studio Museum in Harlem


Museums for America

Learning Experiences:
Lake Champlain Basin Science Center
Minnesota Children's Museum
Museum of Photographic Arts

Community Anchors:
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
New England Aquarium Corporation
Wing Luke Memorial Foundation

Collections Stewardship:
Henry du Pont Winterthur Museum
Museum of the City of New York
Washington University


National Leadership Grants for Museums

Learning Experiences: USS Constitution Museum

Community Anchors: EdVenture

Collections Stewardship: American Museum of Natural History


Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program

Koniag, Inc.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribe of Connecticut

White Mountain Apache Tribe


Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums

Art Institute of Chicago


Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Masters Level -- Project

Masters Level -- Planning

Doctoral Program -- Project

Early Career Development -- Project

Research -- Project

Programs to Build Institutional Capacity -- Project

Continuing Education -- Project

Continuing Education -- Project

Continuing Education -- Planning


National Leadership Grants for Libraries

Advancing Digital Resources



Library and Museum Collaboration


Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants

Technology Library Innovations for Education (T-LIFE)

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Chilkoot Indian Association

Pueblo of Pojoaque

Lac Courte Oreilles

Cherokee Nation

Lummi Nation


Native Hawaiian Library Services

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