Application: The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2018 will be posted in September 2017. The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2017 remains available for reference.
Grant Amount: $5,000 - $75,000
Grant Period: Up to two years
Cost Share Requirement: No cost share requirement
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.
Senior Program Officer
Museum Program Specialist
Learn more about museum grant programs by participating in IMLS webinars.
A general presentation on IMLS museum grants. We recommend that you view this presentation before participating in a program-specific webinar. The FY 2018 webinar will be posted in September. This FY 2017 webinar remains available for reference.
FY17 Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program webinar. The FY 2018 webinar will be posted in September. This FY 2017 webinar remains available for reference.