Past Alerts

2013 Advocacy Alerts

Dec. 19
Federal Budget Update and 2014 Advocacy Opportunities 
Nov. 25
Protect Giving Day a Success; Here’s How You Can Help
Nov. 18
American Alliance of Museums Joins with Over 60 Other Nonprofits for “Protect Giving Day” in Washington, D.C. Nov. 20
Oct. 18
Register Now for Museums Advocacy Day 2014! 
Oct. 17
Federal Government Shutdown Comes to an End, Statement from Ford W. Bell, President, American Alliance of Museums
Oct. 8
Federal Government Shutdown Continues; How Museums Are Faring 
Sept. 26  Search for the Great American Museum Advocate; An Open Call for
Life-Changing Stories from Your Visitors
Aug. 29
Museums Advocacy Day 2014: Save the Date and a Few Reasons to Consider Attending
Aug. 8
August Recess Now Underway; Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum! 
Aug. 1
House Committee Considers Cutting Funding in Half for NEA
and NEH; Help Stop These Attacks

July 19
Sign Your Museum On to Save the Charitable Deduction
July 12
Museum Funding Increase Advances in the U.S. Senate
July 10 Two Questions about Advocacy for Museums
July 1
Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week is August 10-17
June 12
Senate Committee Passes Education Legislation, Make Sure Congress Considers Museums
May 1
Record Support in Congress for Museum Funding
April 22
Senate Museum Funding Letter – Deadline this Wednesday, April 24
April 17  Act Now – Ask Your Senators to Support the IMLS Office of Museum Services 
April 12
President Obama’s FY14 Budget Proposes Increases for Key Programs, Limits to Charitable Giving
April 5
House Museum Funding Letter – Deadline Extended to Tuesday,
April 16
March 27 Act Now-Ask Your Representative to Support the IMLS Office of Museum Services!
March 22 Congress Adopts 2013 Spending Bills; 2014 Process Begins
March 5 Sequestration: What it Means for Museums
Feb. 21 5 Easy Ways to Participate in Museums Advocacy Day 2013 
Help Make the Case that Museums Are Essential
Feb. 13 Can't Make it to D.C. for Museums Advocacy Day?
Join the Free Virtual Conference and Advocate from Home!
Jan. 9 Congress Narrowly Avoids the Fiscal Cliff; Big Decisions Loom as Museums Advocacy Day Approaches