The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications for its Museums for America (MFA) and National Leadership Grants for Museums (NLG-M) programs. The two grant programs together are the largest source of federal funding specifically for museums in the United States. The application deadline is January 15, 2013.
MFA and NLG-M programs will support projects that do the following:
- Place the learner at the center and create engaging experiences in museums that prepare people to be full participants in their local communities and global society.
- Promote museums as strong community anchors that enhance civic engagement, cultural opportunities, and economic vitality.
- Support exemplary stewardship of museum collections and promote the use of technology to facilitate discovery of knowledge and cultural heritage.
For more information on how to apply, please visit:
Museums for America: Program Guidelines and IMLS Contacts on the IMLS website
National Leadership Grants for Museums: Program Guidelines and IMLS Contacts on the IMLS website