b) The process of encouraging and retaining professionals who are well-equipped with the skills that are needed to strengthen African American museums.
c) The process of recruiting new staff members to join the African American museums practice and providing then with the expertise that they need in order to sustain them in the field of museum.
The IMLS may award grant funds that could range from $5,000 to $150,000 depending on the extent of the activities that are included in an eligible applicant's proposal.
Interested applicants of the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program will be considered eligible to outline a proposal if they are any of the following:
a) state or local government or a private nonprofit organization that has tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code
b) state or local government or a private nonprofit organization that is located in e located in one of the 50 states of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau
c) a museum, a museum service organization or association, a historically black college or university.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services, the primary agency that is funding the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program, is the federal government's primary provider of support for the nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.
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