Application for New Participants

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What information do I need to complete the RMP Application?

The revised RMP Application consists of ten pieces of core evidence and five pieces of secondary supporting evidence, which demonstrate best practice across all areas of your institution.

  • Plan - Strategic or  Operational or  Business (Core Evidence)
  • Financial Planning - Financial Statements or Operating Budget (Core Evidence)
  • Staff and Volunteer Commitments - Professional Development and Learning
  • Summary of Community Engagement (Core Evidence)
  • Program Evaluation
  • Open to the Public - Accessibility (Core Evidence)
  • Collections Management Policy (Core Evidence)
  • Collections Management Documents
  • Page from Accession Register
  • Preventive Conservation - Agents of Deterioration (Core Evidence)
  • *NEW*  Emergency and Disaster Plan (Core Evidence)
  • Three Catalogue Records
  • Example of Research - two examples from the past three years (Core Evidence)
  • Example of Interpretation - one example from the past three years (Core Evidence)
  • Example of Exhibits - two examples from the past three years (Core Evidence)


All applicants must also confirm that senior staff or representatives from the institution's governing authority (e.g., board of directors) are familiar with core AMA and Canadian Museums Association Foundational Documents.


How do I complete the RMP Application?

The RMP Application must be completed online. The link will be provided to you once you have submitted your Institutional Profile.

To give you a helping hand, the AMA created a workbook outlining the Standards and Minimum Requirements for each section of the Application. There will also be a PDF version of the questions to help in preparing your evidence.


When is the deadline to complete the RMP Application?

The deadline for RMP Applications has now moved to November 30, annually.

The new deadline for Draft Review is now September 15, annually. Draft Review will also be submitted online!


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