Grant Awards Announcement: Native American Library Services Basic Grant and Basic Grant with Education/Assessment Option Program

June 21, 2011
 
 

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Grant Awards Announcement: Native American Library Services Basic Grant
and Basic Grant with Education/Assessment Option Program

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today 215 awards totaling $1,531,000 for the Native American Library Services Basic Grant and Basic Grant with Education/Assessment Option Program. IMLS received 219 applications requesting $1,570,000 in funds.

"Tribal libraries play a vital role in ensuring the educational and cultural preservation of their communities. This funding helps American Indian and Alaska Native libraries to maintain and expand their core services," said IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

Click here to view the list of funded projects.

Click here for more information about this funding opportunity including program guidelines and contacts.

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

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