The Alaska State Museum has announced that application forms are available to Alaska museums and historical societies for the state's Grant-in-Aid program. The mailing deadline for applications is June 1.
Museum grants are awarded on a competitive basis to assist eligible museums and museum-related organizations to improve their services. The museum assistance grants promote professional museum standards and practices in the state.
To apply, a museum must be open to the general public on a regularly scheduled basis for at least 120 days a year and be an organized, non-profit institution or local government entity. It must also employ at least one person, paid or unpaid, who devotes time to the acquisition, care and exhibition of its collection.
Application forms are available from the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. They may also be downloaded from: www.museums.state.ak.us. For details, call (888) 913-6873.