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IMLS Announces Grants of $2.4 Million for U.S. Museums

July 17, 2015 10:04 AM
Forty-four grants to 21 states will strengthen museum operations and support the stewardship of our nation’s cultural heritage. 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

 
Notice of Funding Opportunity: FY 2015 Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries

December 2, 2014 02:51 PM
IMLS is accepting applications for Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries until the February 2 deadline. Read More

 
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Blog Post: Sprouting Green Weeding Practices Web-Based Training

October 6, 2014 01:41 PM
Learn how to recycle your library’s used books to provide more space for your communities’ needs. Read More

 
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Opening the World of Museums and Libraries to Visually Impaired Visitors


As IMLS commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), museums and libraries, such as the Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences continue to expand accessibility of their services and resources to those with visual impairments and other disabilities. Read More

 
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Can Punch Cards and Photo Booths Build Visitor Loyalty?


The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center’s Loyalty Lab project tested low-tech, low-cost techniques to deepen visitor engagement, help the museum build relationships, and encourage repeat visits. 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

 
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2015 Guide to Funding Programs and Opportunities


This four-page overview of IMLS funding programs provides succinct information on the agency's grant and award programs, as well as agency initiatives and priorities. Read More