KMA Institutional Project Grants Available
Institutional Project Grants provide financial assistance to Institutional members to conduct small projects that improve the quality of their museum operations.
Who is eligible? Any current Institutional member of KMA may apply except those institutions to which members of the Grant Selection Committee are affiliated. Preference will be given to institutions that have not received a grant in the past three years.
What expenditures can be funded? Grant monies can be applied to any project-specific expenditure. These include, but are not limited to: materials, supplies, services, postage and printing. Tools or equipment can be purchased, but must be required for the specified project. Routine operating expenditures, such as utilities, staff salaries and general supplies are excluded from funding.
How much can be awarded? Up to $500 can be awarded per grant. Smaller requests are acceptable.
When will the grant be awarded? Grant recipients will be notified by September 16, 2015. The grant recipients will be announced at the KMA Conference, November 2-4 at Ft. Leavenworth, KS. Expenditures must be completed within one year. Under special circumstances, recipients may request an extension.
How do I apply? The following application is a fillable .pdf and must be sent electronically by September 2, 2016