Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
11/15/19 11:59 PM ET
Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories small museums to implement projects that further the organization's priorities and strategic plan. The grant program has the following goals and objectives: to inspire lifelong learning and literacy, to strengthen the capacity of museums, and to address access barriers to information and collections. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.
There are three project categories within this special initiative. The project must align with one of them:
A detailed description of these categories and examples of eligible projects can be found at https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/fy20-oms-igsm-nofo.pdf#page=5.">https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/fy20-oms-igsm-nofo.pdf#page=5.
IMLS invites applicants to consider whether their organization is a good fit for this special initiative for small museums. Applicants should think about a range of attributes that describe their organization, including, but not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 184387
Anticipated number of awards: 25
Expected amount of individual awards: $5,000 - $50,000
- Beginning Date of Period of Performance: Projects must begin on September 1, 2020.
- Anticipated period of performance: September 1, 2020-August 31, 2022. Project activities may be carried out for up to two years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For technical assistance with the application:
Please contact the staff member listed under the category that best fits your project:
Community Anchors and Catalysts
Reagan Moore, Museum Program Officer
Collections Stewardship and Public Access
Mark Feitl, Museum Program Officer
Institute of Museum and Library Services
955 L'Enfant Plaza North, SW, Suite 4000
Washington, D.C. 20024-2135
IGSM - FY20
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