cover of Museums for America evaluation executive summarySupporting Museums – Serving Communities: An Evaluation of the Museums for America Program

Museums for America (MFA) is the largest IMLS grant program for museums. In 2009 and 2010, RMC Research Corporation, carried out an independent evaluation of the program and found that it has had an immediate and sustained impact on museum users. Read more


cover of Further Guidance Evaluation FY2008-2012 documentGrants to State Library Administrative Agencies Program Five-Year Evaluation

Section 9134 (c) of IMLS’ authorizing legislation directs SLAAs to "independently evaluate, and report to the (IMLS) Director regarding, the activities assisted under this subchapter, prior to the end of the 5-year plan."  Read more



cover of reportLaura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Evaluation

ICF International completed an independent evaluation of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant program in July 2013 using comparative case studies from 109 grant projects funded during the program’s first six years of operation in 2003-2009.  Read more.