National Leadership Grants content on the IMLS website:
Third Library Stakeholder Meeting Set for June 2 at Los Angeles Public Library

May 15, 2015 03:26 PM
The meeting starts and 9:00 PDT. We welcome your participation via #IMLSfocus and the e-mail address, focus@imls.gov. Read More

 
IMLS at the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting in Atlanta

April 22, 2015 02:51 PM
Visit the IMLS booth in the federal pavilion and learn more about our funding opportunities. Read More

 
Grants Awarded to Strengthen Museum Professional Development and Leadership

April 10, 2015 02:13 PM
IMLS grants to the California Association of Museums and the Association of African American Museums are funding the development of new resources for museum professionals. Read More

 
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Blog Post: Taking the National Digital Platform for Libraries to the Next Level

July 23, 2015 08:02 AM
A new report, prepared by OCLC Research, highlights key themes and issues raised at the IMLS Focus: The National Digital Platform convening. Read More

 
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Blog Post: Putting Seniors at the Center

July 22, 2015 02:48 PM
Museums and libraries have a role to play in promoting healthy aging, independent living, and community involvement for seniors. Read More

 
Blog Post: Leveraging Local Partnerships to Support Immigrant Integration

July 1, 2015 09:30 AM
In Rhode Island, Learning Lounges in public libraries provide space and technology to help adult learners, especially immigrants who study English as a Second Language. Read More

 
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Creative Aging Engages Seniors through Art


Westchester Library System, a cooperative library system, implemented a Creative Aging instructional arts program to empower community libraries to offer programs providing social engagement and creative expression to active and engaged seniors. Read More

 
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Dialogues on Immigration: Empowering New Voices


Immigration is a part of our national history and heritage, yet immigration issues often remain divisive and emotionally charged. Thanks to a project led by the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, professionals from 20 museums across the country have united to make local museums productive and safe forums for exploring the historic context and current challenges of immigration. Read More

 
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Play the Past -- Reinventing the Fieldtrip for 21st Century Learners


With IMLS funding, and in partnership with the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Games Learning Society, the Minnesota Historical Society is using mobile and web technology to create self-directed, personalized, responsive fieldtrip experiences. Read More

 
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IMLS Focus Summary Report: National Digital Platform


This summary report outlines the major discussion points of the IMLS Focus convening on the National Digital Platform, held on April 28, 2015. The report highlights some of the key themes and issues raised by convening presenters and participants. Read More

 
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FY 2016 Guide to Museum Funding Programs and Opportunities


This four-page overview of IMLS museum funding programs provides succinct information on the Office of Museum Services' FY 2016 grant and award programs, as well as agency initiatives and partnerships of interest to the museum community. Read More

 
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Office of Museum Services Update for FY 2014


With succinct text and bold infographics, the report presents an accessible look the grant programs, strategic priorities, and the types of organizations and projects that were funded in 2014 by the Office of Museum Services. Read More