FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today 21 awards totaling $984,287 matched with $667,834 of non-federal funds for Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program Grants. IMLS received 33 applications requesting $1,457,837 in funds.
"These projects highlight the important work of Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian cultural heritage preservation," said Susan Hildreth, IMLS Director. "By enhancing museum programming and staff professional development, these institutions can continue to share knowledge and experiences through art, science and traditions."
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For more information about this funding opportunity including program guidelines and contacts, please visit http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=17.
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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.