Grants 101—How to Apply for a Federal Grant

Presenter(s): 

Ariel Weintraub, Associate Director, Institutional Giving, Oakland Museum of California
Michelle Seiler-Godfrey, Program Development Manager, High Desert Museum
Lisa Sasaki, Director, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Moderator: 

Ariel Weintraub, Associate Director, Institutional Giving, Oakland Museum of California

Track: 

  • Business

This session will provide both an overview and a deep dive into best practices for submitting a grant application to the Federal Government. We will focus specifically on the Institute of Museum and Library Services Museums for America program which has an annual deadline in November. In addition to general grant-writing tips, we will share specific tips, timelines, and examples to help make this application process more accessible for all eligible Museums