21st Century Museum Professionals Grant

Posted by on January 26, 2009

Institute of Museum and Library Services Calls for 21st Century Museum Professionals Grant Applications
Deadline: March 16, 2009

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (http://www.imls.gov/) is calling for proposals from museums, museum service organizations, and universities for projects designed to enhance the  professional development of museum staff. The 21st Century Museum Professionals grants are intended to have an impact on multiple institutions by reaching broad groups of museum professionals throughout the nation’s cities, counties, states, and regions.

Funding will support projects involving core management skills such as planning, leadership, finance, program design, partnership, and evaluation. Projects may also focus on collections care and management, interpretation, marketing and audience development, staff retention, visitor services, governance, and other areas of museum operations.

Applicants may request from $15,000 to $500,000 each for a grant extending up to three years.

Program guidelines are available on the IMLS Web site.

RFP Link: http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/15016380/imls

For additional RFPs in Arts and Culture, visit: http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_arts.jhtml

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