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IMLS Press Contact
Giuliana Bullard, firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Applications: Museum Grants for African American History and Culture
New deadline is January 15, 2013
Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications for the FY 2013 Museum Grants for African American History and Culture. The program deadline has changed to January 15, 2013.
Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Museum grants (AAHC) are intended to enhance institutional capacity and sustainability through professional training, technical assistance, internships, outside expertise, and other tools. Projects must begin October 1, November 1, or December 1, 2013. Program guidelines and other information about the grant are available on the IMLS Website.
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 Program Officer
Jennifer Paper, Executive Assistant
Web Conferencing with Program Staff
We also invite you to participate in one of two Web conferences to learn more about the program, ask questions, and listen to the questions and comments of other participants. The Web conferences for the FY 2013 African American History and Culture grant program is scheduled for:
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, at 2 pm Eastern Time
Tuesday, December 11th, 2012, at 2 pm Eastern Time.
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.
To see what current and past grantees are saying about their IMLS-funded projects, applicants can read the new blog series on the African American History and Culture grant program.
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 grantmaking, 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 http://www.imls.gov or follow @US_IMLS on Twitter.