Grant Awards Announcement: Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants

September 20, 2012
 
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IMLS Press Contact
202-653-4630
Mamie Bittner, mbittner@imls.gov

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced 14 Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants totaling $1,644,268. IMLS received 47 applications requesting $6,306,472.

"These grants to Native American tribes and Alaska Native Villages support the full range of library activities," said IMLS Director Susan Hildreth. "The funded projects will improve literacy, provide workforce assistance, preserve tribes’ cultural heritage, and enhance overall library services."

Click here to view the list of funded projects.

For more information about this funding opportunity including program guidelines and contacts, please visit http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=16.

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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