Learn how to explore data and information about the grants IMLS has awarded to libraries and museums.
Finding Information and Data on IMLS Grants
Every Child Ready to Read Depends on Libraries Preparing...
A research study is investigating the impacts of family-centric library early learning programming on the development of literacy and reading skills in young children.
Cool Culture's Laboratory for New Audiences 2.0...
Cultural institutions have the power to foster conversations about accessibility and cultural equity in some of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York City. Cool Culture is using IMLS funding to harness that conversation and...
Museums and Libraries Catalyst for Community Vitality
A new report from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Reinvestment Fund provides insights for libraries and museums to connect with their communities in newer and deeper ways.
Search Awarded Grants
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and approximately 35,000 museums. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
IMLS Statement on the President’s Proposed FY 2018 Budget
Since its inception 20 years ago, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has provided critical support enabling museums and libraries across the country to make a tremendous difference in their communities. Read more
IMLS in Your State
See the impact of IMLS in your state through grants, events, features, and research making a difference where you live.
Grants to States
The Grants to States program is the largest source of federal funding support for library services in the U.S. Using a population based formula, more than $150 million is distributed among the State Library Administrative Agencies every year.
Every Child Ready to Read Depends on Libraries Preparing Parents for Lifelong Involvement in Literacy
By the time children enter kindergarten, they have already developed fundamental cognitive, social and motor skills that equip them for one very important educational tool: reading. The Public Library Association embarked on a three-year study to find how the support of parents, caregivers and libraries who work with these adults comes into play.
The IMLS Data Catalog
Our new Data Catalog puts IMLS data—comprising agency data such as grants administration and data about museums, libraries, and related organizations at the fingertips of researchers, developers, and interested members of the public who want to dig deeper.