Workforce Development/Job Assistance
Museums and libraries are working in partnership with business, education and public service agencies to provide workforce related training and services.
Partnership: Public Libraries and the Workforce
The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and IMLS are working together to highlight effective practices and encourage additional collaboration between the workforce investment system and public libraries.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen workforce development and job assistance (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Workforce development and job assistance content on the IMLS Web site:
November 20, 2014 10:19 AM
Learning Labs are creative spaces in libraries and museums that engage teens and tweens 21st century learning.
October 21, 2014 02:23 PM
ALA, Depts. of Ed. and Labor, and IMLS will host webinar on workforce funding on October 27.
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.
August 6, 2014 08:44 AM
IMLS announced grants that will help expand digital services and connectivity, digital literacy, professional development, and support summer reading, bookmobiles, collections, and more.
July 15, 2014 09:01 AM
IMLS is accepting applications for the Laura Bush 21st Century Library Program through September 15, 2014.