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Grant Programs - Inspire! Grants for Small Museums

Program Overview: 
Inspire! Grants for Small Museums is a special initiative of the Museums for America program. This special initiative is designed to inspire small museums to apply for and implement projects that address priorities identified in their strategic plans. Inspire! has three project categories:

Lifelong Learning
Community Anchors and Catalysts
Collections Stewardship and Public Access

Eligibility: Museums that fulfill the eligibility criteria for museums may apply.

Program Contacts:
If you have questions, please contact the staff member listed under the category that best fits your project:

Lifelong Learning

Community Anchors and Catalysts

Collections Stewardship and Public Access

Reagan Moore
Museum Program Officer
rmoore@imls.gov
202-653-4637

Jill Connors-Joyner
Museum Program Officer
jconnors-joyner@imls.gov
202-653-4791

Mark Feitl
Museum Program Officer
mfeitl@imls.gov
202-653-4635

Webinars:

We invite you to view two pre-recorded webinars:
FY19 Choosing a Funding OpportunityWe recommend that you view this presentation before participating in a program-specific webinar.
FY19 IMLS FormsThis webinar provides detailed tips on completing required forms for all grant programs.

We invite you to view a pre-application webinar to learn more about the Inspire! Grants for Small Museums.

Learn more about accessing IMLS webinars at the bottom of the Events and Webinars page of the IMLS website.