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Call for Applications: 21st Century Museum Professionals

Monday, January 9, 2012


IMLS Press Contacts
Kevin O'Connell,
Mamie Bittner,

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications in the 21st Century Museum Professionals grant program, with a deadline of March 15, 2012.

The following members of the IMLS staff are available by phone and e-mail to discuss general issues relating to these grants:

Mark Isaksen, Senior Museum Program Officer

Twinet G. Kimbrough, Museum Program Specialist

Web Conferencing with Program Staff
We also invite you to participate in one of two pre-application Web conferences to learn more about the program, ask questions, and listen to the questions and comments of other participants. The Web conference schedule for the FY12 21st Century Museum Professionals program is as follows:

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 3:00-4:00pm Eastern Time
Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at 3:00-4:00pm Eastern Time

Click here for more information about this funding opportunity, including program guidelines, contacts, and Webinar access information.

Use the IMLS grants search tool to view our archive of grants awarded by the Institute. Search grants by grant name, institution, or project type.


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