Click here to view the list of funded projects: http://www.imls.gov/news/july_2014_museum_grant_announcement.aspx
"These grant projects have immense potential to serve local communities and the nation in advancing education and preserving cultural heritage," said IMLS Director
Museum Grants for African American History and Culture provide professional training, technical assistance, internships, and outside expertise to museums that focus on African American life, art, history, and culture. Examples of projects that will be funded by the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program include:
* The documentation of African American accomplishments in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields by the
* Educational activities to increase access to arts and culture programming for students and their teachers through on-site programming and off-site learning by the
More information about the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program can be found here (http://www.imls.gov/applicants/aahc.aspx).
Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums is a funding opportunity within the IMLS National Leadership Grants for Museums program. Five grants will support the testing and evaluation of innovative tools and services that advance museum practice. Examples of projects that will be funded include:
* "Seeing as a Scientist," a design-based research initiative at
* Testing and launching of
More information about the Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums program can be found here (http://www.imls.gov/applicants/aahc.aspx).
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services provides opportunities to federally recognized Indian tribes, Native Alaskan villages and corporations, and organizations primarily representing Native Hawaiians to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened museum services. The funding of twenty projects will support activities including exhibitions, educational programming, and professional development. Examples of projects that will be funded include:
* A five-part cultural event series in
* Teaching the language of the
More information about the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services program can be found here (http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=17).
Use the IMLS grants search tool (http://www.imls.gov/recipients/grantsearch.aspx) to view our archive of grants awarded by the Institute. Search grants by grant name, institution, or project type.
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