IMLS Accepting Applications for Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants

February 8, 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) is accepting grant applications to the Native American Library Services Enhancement Grant program.

Federally-recognized tribes and Alaska Native villages and corporations are encouraged to apply. The competitive Enhancement Grants support exemplary projects designed to enhance library services to communities and to serve as model projects for others. Applicants may request up to $150,000.

Prospective applicants are invited to participate in a webinar on Monday, March 7, 2011, 4:00-5:00 PM Eastern Time to learn more about the program. Instructions for connecting to the webinar will be available on the application guidelines and instructions page closer to the webinar date.

Applicants are also encouraged to contact program staff with their questions:

Alison Freese, Senior Program Officer
Phone: 202/653-4665
E-mail: afreese@imls.gov
 

Kathy Mitchell, Program Specialist
Phone: 202/653-4687
E-mail: kmitchell@imls.gov

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development. To learn more about the Institute, please visit www.imls.gov.