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Small Museum Grants Program applications now open


LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Heritage, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism (ADPHT), is now accepting grant applications for the Small Museum Grants Program, which funds projects of up to $2,500 for Arkansas history museums, historical societies, military museums and historic houses and sites. The spring deadline for applications is April 19, 2024.
“We recognize how vital this support can be for small museums across the state,” said Marty Ryall, director of Arkansas Heritage. “We are proud to partner with these wonderful organizations and support the important work of telling Arkansas' local stories.”
Eligible organizations must have an annual operating budget of $250,000 or less; must have a staff of at least one person, either paid or volunteer; and must be open to the public at least 90 days per year. Eligible activities could include buildings and grounds maintenance, operating costs and utilities, equipment purchases up to $1,000, accessioning of artifact collections, conservation resources, exhibits, website design and other projects.
Applications are accepted online at ArkansasHeritage.com. To learn more, please contact Debra Fithen, grants manager for Arkansas Heritage, at debra.fithen@arkansas.gov