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evaluation of juvenile delinquency programs; and to assist operating agencies having direct responsibilities for prevention and treatment of juvenile delinquency.

Types of Assistance: Project Grants (Contracts).

National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (16.542)

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Department of Justice.

Objectives: To encourage, coordinate, and conduct research and evaluation of juvenile justice and delinquency prevention activities; to provide a clearinghouse and information center for collecting, publishing, and distributing information on juvenile delinquency; to conduct a national training program; and to establish standards for the administration of juvenile justice.

Types of Assistance: Project Grants (Contracts).


Institute of Museum Services (45.301)

National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, Institute of Museum Services.

Objectives: To help ease the increased cost borne by museums as a result of their increasing use by the public; to encourage and assist museums in their educational and conservation roles; to assist museums in modernizing their methods and facilities so that they may be better able to conserve our cultural, historic, and scientific heritage.

Types of Assistance: Direct Payments with Unrestricted Use.

Promotion of the Arts—Museums (45.012)

National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities.

Objectives: To provide grants in support of American museums' essential activities. (Grants may be used for mounting special exhibitions, utilization of collections, visiting specialists, conservation, training of museum professionals, collection maintenance, wide availability of museums, independent study for individuals, museum sabbaticals, and cataloging.)

Types of Assistance: Project Grants.

Promotion of the Arts--Challenge Grants (45.013)

National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities.

Objectives: To enable cultural organizations and institutions (only nonprofit organizations are eligible, includes local governments and State art agencies) to increase the levels of continuing support and to increase the range of contributors to the programs of such organizations or institutions; to provide administrative and management improvements for cultural organizations and institutions, particularly in the field of long-range financial planning; to enable cultural organizations and institutions to increase audience participation and appreciation of programs sponsored by such organizations and institutions; to stimulate greater cooperation among cultural organizations and institutions especially designed to better serve the communities in which such organizations or institutions are located; and to foster greater citizen