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Grant Programs - Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program

Program Overview:
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (NANH) grants support Indian tribes and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians. They 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.

Eligibility: 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.

Program Contacts:
Sandra Narva
Senior Program Officer
snarva@imls.gov
202-653-4634

Ashley Jones
Museum Program Specialist
ajones@imls.gov
202-653-4782

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 participate in a live webinar to learn more about the FY19 Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program:
FY19 Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Grant Program, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 3 PM – 4 PM EST

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