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IMLS Accepting Applications for Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Grants

Tuesday, February 1, 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/Native Hawaiian (NANH) Museum Services program.

Grant amounts range from $5,000-$50,000 and provide opportunities for federally recognized Indian tribes, Alaskan Native Villages and corporations, and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians to strengthen programming, encourage professional development, and improve museum services.

IMLS has scheduled a webinar to give prospective applicants an opportunity to learn more about the program and to ask IMLS staff questions pertaining to Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Grant applications. This event will take place on Wednesday, February 23 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. Please visit the application guidelines and instructions page for more information closer to the webinar date.

Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff with their questions:

Sandra Narva, Senior Program Officer
Phone: 202/653-4634
E-mail: snarva@imls.gov

Reagan Moore, Program Specialist
Phone: 202/653-4637
E-mail: rmoore@imls.gov

Allison Boals, Program Specialist
Phone: 202/653-4702
E-mail: aboals@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.

Programs: 
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services