Tuesday, November 16, 2010

IMLS: Museum Grants for African American History and Culture CFDA 45.309

Museum Grants for African American History and Culture are intended to enhance institutional capacity and sustainability through professional training, technical assistance, internships, outside expertise, and other tools. Successful proposals will focus on one or more of the following three goals: (1) developing or strengthening knowledge, skills, and other expertise of current staff at African American museums; (2) attracting and retaining professionals with the skills needed to strengthen African American museums; and (3) attracting new staff to African American museum practice and providing them with the expertise needed to sustain them in the museum field. Applications are due January 18, 2011.

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: AAHC-FY11
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Nov 15, 2010
Creation Date: Nov 15, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications: Jan 18, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications: Jan 18, 2011
Archive Date: Feb 17, 2011
Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Category of Funding Activity: Arts (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)

Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: $150,000
Award Floor: $5,000
CFDA Number(s): 45.309 -- Museum Grants for African American History and Culture
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligible applicants include museums whose primary purpose is African American life, art, history, and/or culture, encompassing the period of slavery; the era of reconstruction; the Harlem Renaissance; the civil rights movement; and other periods of the African Diaspora. Public or private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to support museums identified above may also apply. Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) are also eligible. Please see Program Guidelines for specific eligibility criteria.

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