Museum Grant Program

The California Natural Resources Agency will be accepting proposals for the Museum Grant Program from August 3rd, 2020 to September 18th, 2020 at 5:00 PM via the System for Online Application Review (SOAR). The program, funded by proceeds from the Snoopy Special Interest License Plate sales, seeks projects that assist the California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHEin supporting and enhancing museums services that recognize the importance of making art, science, history and culture available to the residents of California, with an emphasis on underserved communities. 

Approximately $700,000 in awards will be funded by this program. Priority funding will be given to museums that have been severely impacted by COVID-19 and that serve underserved communities and/or Title I Students. 

Applicants submitting the most competitive proposals will be invited to participate in the next level of the competitive process, estimated to begin Winter 2020.

 

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE FINAL GRANT GUIDELINES

 

Proposal Submission Deadline extended for the California Museum Grant Program for entities affected by wildfires.

With the devastating wildfires across the State, the California Natural Resources Agency has extended the current submission deadline of 5 pm on September 18, 2020 by 2 weeks to 5 pm on October 2, 2020 for those entities impacted by wildfires.  To request an extension due to impacts of wildfire, please contact our office by email at mgpcoordinator@resources.ca.gov or by calling 916-653-2812.

 

REFERENCES, FORMS AND TEMPLATES:

Workshop presentation slides

Project Proposal Submittal Checklist

Project Proposal Signature Page Instructions

Sample Cost Estimate

 

SYSTEM FOR ONLINE APPLICATION REVIEW (SOAR)

SOAR Log-in Page

SOAR FAQs

SOAR User Manual 

For questions call (916) 653-2812 or email bondsandgrants@resources.ca.gov.

 

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