Libraries and museums are keystones sustaining communities' sense of place and cultural identity.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen cultural heritage/sustainability (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Cultural heritage/sustainability content on the IMLS Web site:
April 25, 2013 02:27 PM
Journalist turned museum director connects Kansans to their state’s historical DNA.
March 28, 2013 11:51 AM
Haiti’s Presidential Advisory Commission for Economic Growth and Investment are in talks with the Amistad Research Center with hopes to make Amistad’s artwork available for Haitian academic researchers and public exhibition in Haiti.
March 19, 2013 01:30 PM
This spring, participants of the Immigration and Civil Rights Network will discuss immigration issues and work together to bring those dialogues to their museums.
February 21, 2013 12:37 PM
Graduate fellows at the African American Museum in Philadelphia crafted a compelling historical account of 20th-century African American culture by using archival materials from Motown legend, The Supremes.
January 31, 2013 09:53 AM
Undergraduate student, Keila Dumas, felt a sense of connection--to artifacts, faculty, visitors, and other fellows--during her experience as an I AMM fellow at the Carrie Meek-James Eaton Black Archives Research Center and Museum.
January 31, 2013 09:41 AM
As an I AMM fellow at Florida A & M University graduate student Anthony T. Thompson gained hands-on archival experience in visitor services, public programming, and exhibit development, and it helped him become a better researcher, as he pursued his studies in history.
August 30, 2012 12:47 PM
An IMLS-funded planning project is paving the way for better archiving practices at theaters, particularly theaters of color.
June 21, 2012 03:24 PM
Wendy Jones and Jennifer Sly of the Minnesota Historical Society describe History in our Hands, a project funded by an IMLS National Leadership Grant that will allow school children to better understand the challenges faced by famous Minnesotans throughout history.
June 19, 2012 03:03 PM
John L. Vanco, director of the Erie Art Museum, sits down with Victoria Angelo, community member and a refugee from Southern Sudan, to discuss how the museum's Old Songs New Opportunities Project has helped her find employment and opportunities to teach and perform traditional Acholi song and dance.