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Grants Application Process

Application Process

1. Email of Inquiry Applicants are required to write an Email of Inquiry to FRAME’s Executive Directors, Marguerite d’Aprile Quigley for North America (mdquigley@framemuseums.org) and Émilie Vanhaesebroucke for France (e.vanhaesebroucke@framemuseums.org) about potential projects before applying. This correspondence should be no longer than 200 words (or 1100 marks, space included) and should include:
  • The total cost of the project
  • A brief summary of the proposed project
  • The total amount requested from FRAME
Typical grant awards range between $5,000 to $20,000 Deadline for email inquiry:
  • December 15 for the Spring grant cycle
  • July 1 for the Fall grant cycle
  • Such other date as the Board of Directors may set for a Special grant cycle
FRAME’s Executive Directors will review the draft proposals and provide feedback up to two months before the grant application deadlines (see below).

2. Grant Application Grant applications should be no longer than three pages and must include a detailed narrative proposal outlining the nature of the project, including:

  • The project’s main goals
  • How project aligns with FRAME’s mission
  • The main activities to be carried out
  • The names and titles of the key personnel overseeing the project and others personnel involved, including those outside the FRAME network
  • A detailed project budget
  • The total cost of the grant you request from FRAME
  • An outline of all other funding sources for the project
The grant application must be co-signed by the member museum’s director and the professional overseeing the project. Deadline for grant applications
  • February 15 for the Spring grant cycle
  • September 1 for the Fall grant cycle
  • Such other date as the Board of Directors may set for a Special grant cycle
Grant applications should be sent by email to the FRAME Executive Directors, Marguerite d’Aprile Quigley for North America (mdquigley@framemuseums.org) Emilie Vanhaesbroucke for France (e.vanhaesebroucke@framemuseums.org)