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February 28, 2019
The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019. Grants are available to nonprofit organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians.
February 25, 2019
Museums, libraries, and archives show 10 years of progress in caring for our nation’s collections, which contain more than 13 billion items.
February 8, 2019
IMLS and leading U.S. agencies celebrate new access to books and other published works for blind, visually impaired, and print-disabled people through the Marrakesh Treaty.
January 22, 2019
The deadline to apply is April 1, 2019. Grants are available to federally recognized Native American tribes and Native Alaskan villages.
November 29, 2018
The new funding opportunity is designed to strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries and archives.
November 26, 2018
Museum grant applicants in areas covered by the California Wildfires Major Disaster Declaration may request an extension to January 4, 2019.
November 16, 2018
Highlights of the PAR include an increased focus on civic engagement, a record number of African American History and Culture grants, and new opportunities for small and rural libraries and museums.
September 28, 2018
IMLS received an additional $1 million for its research, evaluation, and data collection, as well as a $1 million increase in its administration budget.
September 25, 2018
Museums and libraries affected by recent hurricanes and typhoons may apply for an extension.
September 21, 2018
The funds will support the preservation of nationally significant historic properties and collections throughout the country.
September 11, 2018
Applicants in federally declared hurricane or typhoon disaster zones may request an extension.
September 6, 2018
Announcing grant awards totaling $22,899,000 for museums across the nation to improve services to their communities.
September 6, 2018
The grant projects will address evolving needs and trends in the museum field.
September 5, 2018
Museums for Digital Learning will expand museums' capacity to connect with teachers and students using digitized collections.
August 29, 2018
The goal of the new research is to gain a better understanding of how museums and libraries contribute to quality of life.