Purpose: Supporting Lifelong Learning Preservation of the Delmarva Peninsula's natural heritage hinges on the public's understanding of the role of native plant communities in the region's cultural development and ecological integrity. The Adkins Arboretum's collection is central to its mission and...
Purpose: Sustaining Cultural Heritage The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the ninth-largest federally recognized Indian tribe in the United States, with a tribal membership of 24, 829. Tribal members live in every state and in five foreign countries. The Potawatomi were Algonquin-speaking people who...
Purpose: Sustaining Cultural Heritage The Penobscot Marine Museum was founded in 1936 as a repository for artifacts from Searsport's nineteenth-century shipbuilding and seagoing history. Over the years, the museum's mission has expanded to encompass the broader story of Penobscot Bay and its people...
Purpose: Supporting Lifelong Learning The L. C. Bates Museum's Sustaining and Enhancing Community Education project will support and inspire lifelong learning in the museum's underserved rural Maine community. The overall project goal is to sustain, enhance, and expand the museum's role as a...
Purpose: Serving as Centers of Community Engagement The New York Hall of Science is New York City's foremost hands-on science and technology center. Its mission is to bring excitement and understanding of science and technology to children, families, teachers, and others by offering creative...
Purpose: Sustaining Cultural Heritage The Children's Museum of Indianapolis will partner with the National Geographic Society and the Environmental Systems Research Institute to create a national traveling exhibit, "MAPS: Tools for Adventure." This 3,500- to 5,000-square-foot exhibit will use unique...
Purpose: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Winterthur will undertake a multiyear project to recatalog its entire collection by curatorial discipline, using customized features provided by EMu software. In this part of the project, the museum will recatalog two of its most significant and frequently used...
Purpose: Serving as Centers of Community Engagement The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is located in a neighborhood that has served as a gateway to America for more than 150 years, containing rich layers of immigrant cultures and institutions that encompass numerous nations and generations...
Purpose: Serving as Centers of Community Engagement The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (SBBG) has a unique opportunity to create an environmental education program using the natural resources of the Lake Casitas reservoir area in Ventura County. The Lake Casitas Watershed Education Program (LCWEP)...
Purpose: Serving as Centers of Community Engagement The Virginia Marine Science Museum will use this grant to extend its highly successful Sea Scholars program. This communitywide environmental education program serves high-needs audiences in Portsmouth and Norfolk. Through multiple museum-led...