Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
11/15/21 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for initiatives to enhance museum services. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of research, non-research, and rapid prototyping.
Reflecting IMLS’s agency-level goals, National Leadership Grants for Museums has three program goals and three objectives associated with each goal. Each applicant should align their proposed project with one of these three goals and one or more of the associated objectives. Goal and objective choices should be identified clearly in the Narrative.
Allowable costs can be found at https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/2021-08/fy22-oms-nlgm-nofo.pdf#page=19
GrantWatch ID#: 162641
Anticipated number of awards: 12
- Award Ceiling: $750,000
- Award Floor: $5,000
The National Leadership Grants for Museums Program has three project types, and applicants must designate one of them for each application they submit.
- Non-research grant, $50,000 - $750,000
- Research grant, $50,000 - $750,000
- Rapid prototyping grant, $5,000 - $50,000
Anticipated start dates for new awards Projects must begin on September 1, 2022.
Anticipated period of performance September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025. Project activities may be carried out for one to three years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Supervisory Grants Management Specialist
Museum Program Specialist
Institute of Museum and Library Services
955 L'Enfant Plaza North, SW, Suite 4000
Washington, D.C. 20024-2135
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