Grants Promote Water Quality/Watershed Conservation in the Carolinas and Support African American and Native American/Native Hawaiian Museums

Duke Energy Water Resources Fund
The Duke Energy Water Resources Fund, administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation, provides grants for projects benefiting waterways in North Carolina and South Carolina or immediately downstream of Duke Energy operational facilities in Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia. The Fund supports efforts to address water quality and quantity issues in streams or watersheds; education and awareness of water quality, quantity, and conservation issues; river management plans; watershed and water quality research; purchase of conservation easements; and public use and access to waterways. Grants generally range from $10,000 to $100,000. Nonprofit organizations and local government agencies are eligible to apply. The next application cycle will be open from October 1 through November 1, 2018, at 12 noon. Visit the North Carolina Community Foundation’s website to learn more about the Duke Energy Water Resources Fund.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services seeks to advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations. The Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program supports activities that build the capacity of African American museums and promote the growth and development of museum professionals. The Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program provides support to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened activities in areas such as exhibitions, educational services and programming, professional development, and collections stewardship. The application deadline for both programs is November 1, 2018.

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