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March 29, 2018
Museums participating in CAP will receive information to help them prioritize and build support for collections care for years to come.
March 23, 2018
The legislation includes $240 million for IMLS, which is $9,000,000 above the FY 2017 enacted funding.
March 15, 2018
Museums, libraries, and archives, as well as universities and non-profit organizations, are eligible to apply.
March 5, 2018
The deadline for submitting applications is May 1, 2018.
March 5, 2018
IMLS announced 29 finalists for the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
February 28, 2018
Applications are due by May 1, 2018.
February 12, 2018
Today, the President released a budget request to Congress for FY 2019 that proposes funding for the orderly closure of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
January 22, 2018
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is closed due to a partial shutdown of the United States government.
January 19, 2018
Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew released a statement on IMLS plans for operations in the event that a lapse in funding for the federal government occurs.
January 10, 2018
The document frames how IMLS will advance, support, and empower America’s libraries, museums, and the communities they serve.
January 2, 2018
Basic grants are available to federally recognized Native American tribes and Native Alaskan villages, and are designed to maintain core library services of tribal and Native village libraries.
January 2, 2018
The Museum Assessment Program helps museums of all sizes and types strengthen operations, plan for the future, and meet standards.
December 20, 2017
Proposals for grants to support the preservation of nationally significant historic properties and collections are due February 21, 2018.
December 15, 2017
The biennial survey, conducted in FY 2016, assesses the condition of SLAAs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
December 8, 2017
Museums Empowered is designed to help museums respond to the evolving needs of the museum profession and changes in their communities.