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Cuberis Matching Grant Program

Cuberis provides matching grants (of up to $20,000) to small museums with fewer than 10 employees and less than $1M in annual revenue. The number and frequency of these grant awards are offered at Cuberis’s sole discretion.  

Grant Terms and Conditions


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Museum Size: The museum must have fewer than 10 employees.

  2. Revenue: The museum’s annual revenue must be less than $1 million.

  3. Ongoing Costs Commitment:
    • Proactive Maintenance: $100 per month
    • Plugin Management Fee: $35 per month
    • Website Hosting: Typically between $75-$150 per month.
    • Paid Support: Budget for $2,000 – $3,000 per year for a la carte support at $140 per hour (as needed, no minimum required).

* Please see Terms of Service for Details

Grant Details

  1. Grant Amount: Up to $20,000 in matching funds.

  2. Funding Restrictions: Cuberis funds can only be applied to the website project itself. They cannot be allocated to any additional website-related platforms such as third-party collection management systems, ticketing, membership, and donation systems, CRM systems, or other marketing platforms.

  3. Project Flexibility:
    • Schedule Flexibility: Grant recipients must be flexible with project schedules, accepting potential delays if non-matching grant projects need priority.
    • Prioritization: Recipients must prioritize the project in terms of availability for scheduling meetings, milestone presentations, and providing timely feedback.

* Please see Project Terms for further details.

Application Process

Required Information

  1. Museum Details:
    • Name of Museum
    • Address
    • Number of Employees
    • Annual Revenue

  2. Contact Information:
    • Primary Contact Name
    • Email Address
    • Phone Number

  3. Current Website Information
    • Current Website URL.
    • Brief description of current website and its needs.

  4. Project Proposal:
    • Description of the Proposed Project.
    • Estimated Budget for the Project.
    • Source of funds to be matched by Cuberis (may come from museum’s own operating budget).
    • How the project will benefit the museum and its audience.

  5. Commitment Affirmations
    • Affirmation of the museum’s ability to cover ongoing costs and budget for a la carte support.
    • Affirming of the museum’s flexibility with project schedules and prioritization.
    • Affirmation of the museum’s acceptance of terms of service.
    • Affirmation of acceptance of project terms.
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