Feb 1, 2005
IMLS deadlines are postmark dates that remain the same from year to year. Should a deadline fall on a Sunday or a holiday, applications postmarked the following business day will be accepted.
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The museum priorities of the National Leadership Grants encourage:
1. leadership in the education of lifelong learners in the 21st century
2. innovation in providing public service and meeting community needs
3. widespread and creative use of new technologies
4. model projects to be replicated throughout the field
5. greater public access to museum collections
6. an extended impact of federal dollars through collaborative projects.
Categories of Funding
Advancing Learning Communities supports the development of museum- and library based learning networks and services for people of all ages with a broad variety of learning goals.
Building Digital Resources supports the creation, use, and preservation of digital library and museum collections and of tools to improve the management of digital resources.
Research and Demonstration supports research in library science and museum services and demonstration projects that test potential solutions to problems in real-world situations.
Partnerships are encouraged, though not required in this program. Partners may include community organizations, institutions and agencies that promote learning, and public media, in addition to libraries, archives, museums, or other cultural heritage organizations.
Who can apply:
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Eligible functional categories:
Institute of Museum and Library Services_National Leadership Grants
National Leadership Grants for Museums
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20506