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Museum Grant-in-Aid Deadline Approaching

by Amy Carney on 2018-07-10T13:26:00-08:00 in Museums | Comments
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Redesign of Canoe Exhibit, Juneau Douglas City Museum, Juneau.

The application period for the 2018-2019 Grant-in-Aid program is fast approaching! The deadline for applications is July 31 at 11:59 pm.

Grants are awarded on a competitive basis to assist eligible museums and museum-related organizations improve services and promote professional museum standards and practices. Grant categories include regular grants of up to $10,000 for primary collections care and exhibit development, and mini-grants of up to $2,000 for projects and equipment purchases.

To apply, a museum must be open to the general public on a regularly scheduled basis for at least 120 days a year; publicized; and be an organized, non-profit institution or government entity. It must also employ at least one person, paid or unpaid, who devotes time to the acquisition, care and exhibition of its collection.  Requirements for a museum-related organization are that it be organized and operated for the benefit of the general public, be a non-profit agency, and exist to augment and enhance museum services and practices.

Applications are available online and can be submitted through Survey Monkey or by email to Addison Field ( or Amber Glen ( Please let us know if you have any questions or technical difficulties.

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