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) grants support Indian tribes and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians. They are intended to provide opportunities to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened activities in areas such as exhibitions, educational services and programming, professional development, and collections stewardship.
Federal Grant Title: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services
Federal Agency Name: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Grant Categories: Arts Humanities
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NANH-FY16
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 45.308
CFDA Descriptions: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program
Current Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2015
Posted Date: Sep 15, 2015
Creation Date: Sep 15, 2015
Archive Date: Dec 31, 2015
Total Program Funding: $972,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
To be eligible for an award under the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services program, you must be:

an Indian tribe or
an organization that primarily serves and represents 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. 1601 et seq.)), which is recognized by the Secretary of the Interior as eligible for the 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.

For purposes of funding under this program, an "organization that primarily serves and represents Native Hawaiians" is any nonprofit organization that primarily serves and represents Native Hawaiians, as defined in 20 U.S.C. Section 7517. In order for a museum to be eligible, it must demonstrate that it is established as an organization that meets this statutory eligibility criteria.

We recognize the potential for valuable contributions to the overall goals of the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services program by entities that do not meet the eligibility requirements above. Although such entities may not serve as the lead applicant organization, they are encouraged to participate in projects as partners. Such entities may, for example, assist the lead applicant with project activities. Federally operated libraries and museums may not apply for the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services grants, but they may serve as nonessential partners to applicants if they do not receive IMLS grant funds as a result of the project. Please note that federally appropriated funds, whether they are disbursed directly to you by an agency of the federal government or indirectly through another organization, do not count toward your cost share, if any. Contact us before submitting an application involving a federal agency or federal collection.

Note to applicants: In order to receive an IMLS award, you must be in compliance with applicable requirements and be in good standing on all active IMLS awards.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.imls.gov/grants/available/native-americannative-hawaiian-museum-services-program
Grant Announcement Contact
Sandra Narva Senior Program Officer snarva@imls.gov 202-653-4634 Sarah Glass Museum Program Specialist sglass@imls.gov 202-653-4652
snarva@imls.gov

Institute of Museum and Library Services 202-653-4744
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