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Applications Open for African American, Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Grant Programs

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IMLS Press Contact
Giuliana Bullard, gbullard@imls.gov
202-653-4799

Applications Open for African American, Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Grant Programs
Due Date is December 1

Washington, D.C.— The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is now accepting applications for two museum grant programs: the African American History and Culture and the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services. The application deadline for both programs is December 1, 2017.

A change to the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services program this year allows applicants to request awards of up to $75,000.

See the IMLS website for program guidelines (notices of funding opportunities), instructions for completing applications, staff contacts, and webinar information for each museum grant program:

Museum applicants are encouraged to check the IMLS website for upcoming program guidelines for the Museums Empowered Initiative.

Webinars with Program Staff

Potential grant applicants are invited to view two pre-recorded webinars, which can help provide information on how to choose the appropriate funding opportunity and navigate the required IMLS forms.

IMLS also invites potential applicants to view a live webinar offered for each grant program. Details are available on the IMLS website.

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's approximately 120,000 libraries and 35,000 museums and related organizations. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Programs: 
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services
Museum Grants for African American History and Culture