Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services

The summary for the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (NANH) promotes enhanced learning and innovation within museums and museum-related organizations, such as cultural centers organized by Native American tribes and organizations that primarily serve Native Hawaiians. The program provides opportunities to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened museum services in the areas of programming, professional development, and enhancement of museum services. Projects will benefit their communities and audiences by connecting people to ideas, information, and learning experiences.For FY2008, the program invites applications that focus on activities in the following areas:Programming: Services and activities that support the educational missions of museums and museum-related organizations, including (but not limited to) activities such as. exhibits. research and interpretation. educational resources such as web sites, curricula, digital content, and publications. educational demonstrations and performances, including workshops, classes and presentationsProfessional Development: Education or training that builds skills, knowledge, or other professional capacity for individuals who provide or manage museum services activities. Individuals can be paid or volunteer, and involved with museum services either currently or in the future. Activities include (but are not limited to). creation and offering of courses, workshops, in-person or distance learning offerings. enrollment in courses, workshops, in-person or distance learning offerings. attendance at conferences or other professional meetings. hiring of consultants or technical assistance to strengthen museum services and activities. organizational support for internships and fellowships (awards are not made to individuals)Enhancement of Museum Services: Support for activities that enable or improve museum services, including (but not limited to). planning, including strategic planning, policy development, and disaster preparedness and risk management. improvement implementation, including technology and other resources, equipment purchases, security, public access (construction projects are not allowed). heritage preservation, including collections care and management. hiring of temporary or permanent staff to support museum servicesApplicants are required to focus their proposed activities within one of the categories listed above.
Federal Grant Title: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services
Federal Agency Name: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Grant Categories: Humanities Arts
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NANH-FY08
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 45.308
CFDA Descriptions: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2008
Posted Date: Jan 24, 2008
Creation Date: Jan 24, 2008
Archive Date: May 01, 2008
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Museums are not eligible to apply for this grant program. Entities such as museums, libraries, schools, tribal colleges, or departments of education are not eligible applicants, although they may be involved in the administration of this program and their staff may serve as project directors, in partnership with an eligible applicant. Eligible applicants are: . Indian tribes or . Organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians For the purpose of funding under this program, "Indian tribe" means any tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska native village, regional corporation, or village corporation (as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. Section 1601 et seq.)) which is recognized by the Secretary of the Interior as eligible for special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. A list of eligible entities is available from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, except for the recognized Alaska native villages, regional corporations, and village corporations (Alaskan entities should refer to applicable provisions in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, referenced above). If a tribe has several bands, colonies, Rancherias, communities or other organizational entities listed in parentheses following a tribe name on the Department of Interiors list of federally recognized tribes, only one of those entities may receive a grant in a fiscal year. For example, if a tribe has four bands, only one of the bands may apply for a grant in a fiscal year. It is the responsibility of the tribal chief executive to determine which entity will apply for the grant. IMLS will notify the affected tribes of any change in this policy. For the purposes of funding under this program, "organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians" means any nonprofit organization that primarily serves and represents Native Hawaiians, as the term is defined in 20 U.S.C. Section 7517, is also eligible for funding. The term "Native Hawaiian" means (a) any individual who is a citizen of the United States, and (b) a descendant of the aboriginal people who, prior to 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the area that now comprises the state of Hawaii, as evidenced by genealogical records; Kapuna (elders) or Kamaaina (long term community residents) verification; or certified birth records.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Sandra Narva
Senior Program Officer, Office of Museum Services
Phone: 202/653-4634 snarva@imls.gov snarva@imls.gov
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