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Call for Applications for Five IMLS Museum Grant Programs for FY 2014

Monday, September 16, 2013


IMLS Press Contact
Giuliana Bullard

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications in each of its museum grant programs. The application deadline for each of these programs is December 2, 2013.

For more information about these funding opportunities, including program guidelines, contacts, and webinar access information, click on one of the following links.

Webinars with Program Staff
IMLS staff members are available by phone and email to discuss general issues relating to these funding programs. A pre-recorded webinar detailing important information about IMLS funding opportunities is accessible through the links above.

Potential grant applicants are also invited to participate in one or more of the live pre-application webinars listed below. 

  • Museums for America: Thursday, October 3, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Museum Grants for African American History and Culture: Wednesday, October 9, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • National Leadership Grants for Museums: Wednesday, October 2, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services: Thursday, October 10, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums: Wednesday, October 16, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. 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 and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Museums for America
Museum Grants for African American History and Culture
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services
Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries