Libraries and museums care for collections that connect us to history, art, science and the natural world.
National Initiative: Connecting to Collections
Connecting to Collections is a national initiative to raise public awareness of the importance of caring for our treasures, and to underscore the fact that these collections are essential to the American story.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen collections care/preservation (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Collections care/preservation content on the IMLS Web site:
June 29, 2015 12:21 PM
IMLS seeks a cooperator for national program to help small and midsize museums care for their collections.
October 28, 2014 02:10 PM
14,000 institutions will receive an email invitation to participate.
October 16, 2014 09:37 AM
Three IMLS-funded projects will help library, museum, and archives professionals develop expertise and leadership skills.
September 30, 2014 11:26 AM
An IMLS grant will help the Digital Public Library of America expand its infrastructure to make more digital collections available to all.
September 18, 2014 08:28 AM
Today IMLS announces recipients of the Museums for America and National Leadership Grants for Museums programs. Grants awarded in 2014 inspire museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement.