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Sustainability Excellence Awards Eligibility and Policies

  • All museums of any size or type are encouraged to submit; membership in the Alliance is not required.
  • Projects must reflect a significant change in policies or approaches, resource use or environmental impact.
  • An entry can be submitted in only one category.
  • There is no requisite time frame within which the project must have occurred or showed results to be eligible.
  • Submissions become property of the Alliance. Submitted material may be used without limitations for the website, Museum magazine, social media, Alliance webinars, and podcasts.
  • Entry Fee (Please note that no entries will be considered for review until the fee has been paid):
    • AAM museum members: $35
    • non-members: $50
  • Projects submitted in previous years may not be resubmitted unless there have been significant changes in project results.

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