Grant Guidelines: The Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICE)
The Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship is geared for mid-career museum professionals who want to hone their understanding of cultural institutions as entrepreneurial agencies. The Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship for Museum Leaders is a dynamic four-day experience that immerses participants in the world of nonprofit entrepreneurship training through case studies and skill building exercises that contribute to creative idea generation. Follow-up webinars keep students connected with mentors and one another to help them become the agents of change that 21st century museums demand.
Applicants will have some level of supervisory capacity of other staff and/or volunteers and are in a position to make organizational change. Applicants also must have been employed in a diversity of urban and rural museums or historic preservation organizations, for a minimum of six (6) years.
Please review specific eligibility requirements.
This year's program will be held May 6-9, 2012 at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY.
Please apply directly to the Institute. They will be in touch with us if you are selected and we’ll pay your partial scholarship to them. Please indicate in your application that you are in the Berkshire Taconic region and eligible for this award.