Foundation / Corporation
American Alliance of Museums
Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual for exceptional leadership in promoting the capacity and educational responsibility of museums. Eligible candidates may not be actively involved with museum education. Eligible applicants may be curators, museum directors, exhibit designers, researchers, school administrators, government officials, as well as those involved with noprofits, corporations, or training programs.
This award recognizes an individual, other than someone working directly with museum education programs, for efforts on behalf of public education and community service.
GrantWatch ID#: 161380
- Museum directors
- Exhibit designers
- School administrators
- government officials
- Those in foundations, corporations and training programs
Only practicing museum educators are ineligible since this award is designed to recognize those outside the field of museum education who exhibit outstanding leadership and promote the educational responsibility and capacity of museums.
Submissions deadline: December 10, 2017
The John Cotton Dana Award recognizes exemplary leadership. It is therefore awarded on an occasional basis (not annually) as extraordinary leadership is brought to the attention of the nominating committee through the nomination process.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKxCjjluXwGWJMSlGVAUwOjQ1nFVJ69-2XBwewB9FPC6mNHQ/viewform
Claudia Ocello, EdCom Leadership Development/Awards Chair
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.