Grant Awards Announcement: Native Hawaiian Library Services Program

September 20, 2011
 
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IMLS Press Contacts
202-653-4632
Natasha Marstiller, nmarstiller@imls.gov
Mamie Bittner, mbittner@imls.gov

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today 2 awards totaling $565,700 matched with $166,855 of non-federal funds for Native Hawaiian Library Services Program Grants. IMLS received 2 applications requesting $775,325 in funds.

"Each of these projects provides much needed support in key areas including literacy and library services," said Susan Hildreth, IMLS Director. "From preserving Native Hawaiian heritage through cultural literacy activities to expanding traditional and digital library services, these organizations will help prepare the next generation of librarians and learners."

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=18.

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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