Call for Applications: 2014 Native American Library Services Basic and Enhancement Grants

December 16, 2013
 
 

IMLS Press Contact
202-653-4799
Giuliana Bullard gbullard@imls.gov

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications for the following grants:


Native American Library Services: Basic Grants
Deadline of March 3, 2014 (NOTE NEW EARLIER DEADLINE)

Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants
Deadline of March 3, 2014 (NOTE NEW EARLIER DEADLINE)

The Native American Library Services Basic Grants program provides noncompetitive multiyear grants of approximately $6,000- $7,000 to federally recognized tribes to support core library services, such as buying library materials, funding salaries and training, and providing Internet connectivity and computers. Enhancement grants, of up to $150,000 with terms of up to two years, are available to tribes with basic grants for expanding services for learning, access to information, and partnerships. Learn more online at the FY14 Native American Library Services webpages for basic grants applicants and enhancement grants applicants.


The following members of the IMLS staff are available by phone and e-mail to discuss general issues relating to these grants:

Robert Horton, Associate Deputy Director for Library Services
202-653-4660
rhorton@imls.gov

Mary Sellers, Library Program Specialist
202-653-4689
msellers@imls.gov 


Webinars with Program Staff
We invite you to participate in pre-application webinars to learn more about the Native American Library Services Program. During the live webinars you may ask questions of IMLS staff members and listen to the questions and comments of other participants.

Join us for FY14 Native American Library Services Basic Grants webinar on January 21, 2014, at 3 PM (ET). Use this link at the time of the webinar to join the conversation.

Join us for the FY14 Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants webinar on January 16, 2014, at 3 PM (ET). Use this link at the time of the webinar to join.

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You can access the guidelines and more information about the FY14 Native American Library Services Program at the following webpages: Basic Grants Guidelines and  Enhancement Grants Guidelines.


Use the IMLS grants search tool to view our archive of grants awarded by the Institute. Search grants by grant name, institution, or project type.

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