News from the Field: Grants Watch


Illinois Association of Museum GRANT PROGRAM

IAM has historically offered small grants to members for a variety of projects. The IAM grant program is currently being reviewed by the Board of Directors with a goal that it will be reintroduced in a future budget cycle.

For more information about grants for museums, please email Jeanne.Angel-IAM@Illinois.gov.

Grant Opportunities:

Please contact the following organizations for more detail:

October 17, 2014: National Science Foundation: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections

This program provides support to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States. Anne M. Maglia, 703-292-8470.