Institutional Grant

The Institutional grant provides funding to eligible Institutional Members to complete projects in the following sections: Museums and Society, Governance and Operations, Collections, and Programming. The Partnership grant is also available for a project involving two or more institutions. This grant encourages applicants to undertake projects that directly respond to needs identified by their communities and demonstrate leadership within the museum sector.

Additional Resources

Budget Sheet

Overview and Guidelines

Jury Scoring Sheet

Application Requirements

Sustainability Working Group Report

Sample Application Narratives in the Members Only Section


How can I learn more about the Grants Program?


Draft Review is available. Submit your application narrative through the website using the Grant Application Form submission button, located in the Members Only section.

Draft Review deadline: August 12, 2019, and January 13, 2020, by 4:30 p.m.

Applications for Institutional Grants are due: September 3, 2019, and February 3, 2020, by 4:30 p.m.


For more information on Grants, please contact the Grants Program Lead at or 780.424.2626.

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