Overview
The National Museum of African American History & Culture is pleased to announce a new institutional development opportunity for organizations devoted to the research, preservation, and interpretation of African American history, art, and culture. 

In partnership with the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), applications for the inaugural cohort of the NMAAHC Standards and Excellence (StEPS) Program are now being accepted.

To apply for this program, please complete the following application form fully, including the two files that must be uploaded at the end of the form. Deadline for applications is July 27, 2018.

Additional information information about the project may be found here.  

If you have questions about the application, contact Nicole Bryner, NMAAHC Museum Programs Specialist, Office of Strategic Partnerships, at BrynerN@si.edu or 202.633.1542.
 

Contact Information

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1. Contact Information

DUNS Number (for more information: http://www.dnb.com/duns-number.html):

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2. DUNS Number (for more information: http://www.dnb.com/duns-number.html):

Website:

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3. Website:

What are your organization’s current priorities for improvement and/or growth?

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4. What are your organization’s current priorities for improvement and/or growth?

What are your organization’s greatest needs in the areas of mission, vision, governance, and management?

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5. What are your organization’s greatest needs in the areas of mission, vision, governance, and management?

Are you an institutional member of AAAM? (All applicants must be AAAM Institutional Members prior to formal acceptance to the program.)

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6. Are you an institutional member of AAAM? (All applicants must be AAAM Institutional Members prior to formal acceptance to the program.)

Which best describes your institution?

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7. Which best describes your institution?

Is your organization open to the public?

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8. Is your organization open to the public?

Executive Director Name

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9. Executive Director Name

Board of Directors Size

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10. Board of Directors Size

How many people (paid and unpaid) work at your organization?

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11. How many people (paid and unpaid) work at your organization?

Please list your Operating Income and Operating Expenses for the most recently compiled fiscal year:

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12. Please list your Operating Income and Operating Expenses for the most recently compiled fiscal year:

Does your museum have a mission statement?

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13. Does your museum have a mission statement?

Which best describes your organization's governance? (choose one)

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14. Which best describes your organization's governance? (choose one)

Which best describes your institution? (choose one)

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15. Which best describes your institution? (choose one)

When did your organization open?

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16. When did your organization open?

What is your average yearly attendance?

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17. What is your average yearly attendance?

If your organization collects objects, how many do you have in your collections?

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18. If your organization collects objects, how many do you have in your collections?

Does your organization have a formal strategic plan or other institutional planning process?

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19. Does your organization have a formal strategic plan or other institutional planning process?

What other assessments or certifications has your organization undertaken in the past ten years?

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20. What other assessments or certifications has your organization undertaken in the past ten years?

Upload resume for the primary participant from your organization.

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21. Upload resume for the primary participant from your organization.

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Upload Letter of Support/Committment Letter from Executive Director or Chair/President of the Board of Directors

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22. Upload Letter of Support/Committment Letter from Executive Director or Chair/President of the Board of Directors

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