Contact Name
Mr. Augustine C. Kohler
Contact Title
Acting Director
State Library Address

National Archives, Culture and Historic Preservation
P.O. Box PS 175
Palikir, Pohnpei, FM 96941
United States

Contact Email Address
Grants to State Programs

The Grants to States Program

The Grants to States Program is the largest grant program run by IMLS; it provides funds to State Library Administrative Agencies (SLAAs) using a population-based formula set by the law. SLAAs determine goals and objectives for the funds in their statutorily required five-year plan (see below). For more information, see the Grants to States program overview.

    YearAllotment Value
    2018 $0.00
    2019 $0.00
    2020 $98,996.00
    2021 $98,456.00
    2022 $97,831.00
    5 Year Plan Text

    Each state creates a 5-year plan for its programs to strengthen the efficiency, reach, and effectiveness of library services. View all states' plans.

    5 year plan
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    5 Year Evaluation Text

    At the end of a 5-year period, each state reports their results in achieving goals and objectives projected in their 5-Year Plan. View all states' evaluations.


    Project Examples

    Review recent Grants to States projects from this state library in the State Program Report database.

    Search the Awarded Grants Database for additional details about awards in this state or view the State Details Dashboard..

    2018-2022 Plan Highlights: FSM National Archive, Culture and Historic Preservation

    Five-Year Plan Highlights

    Goal 1: Enhance Information Access

    • Projects include:
      • Inventory of electronic hardware and software
      • Electronic linkages between collections
      • Development of electronic linkage standards
      • Digitization of historical and government materials
      • Hardware and software trainings 

    Goal 2: Expand services for learning

    • Projects include:
      • Development of integrated curriculum for libraries, museums, and archives
      • Inclusion of first language materials
      • Information literacy programming
      • Expansion of service locations

    Goal 3: Expand the Summer Reading Program

    • Projects include:
      • New participant recruitment
      • Program evaluation
      • Expansion of staff to reading teachers

    Goal 4: Provide library training, professional development, and recruitment

    • Projects include:
      • Visibility at COM-FSM career awareness week  
      • Credentialed Library of Science education initiative
      • Staff training and professional development

    IMLS Data Collection

    State Library Administrative Agency Survey
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    Public Libraries Survey
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