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July 13, 2017
Sixteen grants to museums in 10 states have been awarded through the African American History and Culture grant program.
July 6, 2017
Museums for All has facilitated more than 514,000 museum visits for low-income community members since its inception in 2014.
June 26, 2017
New funding reports summarize the past six years of IMLS support for museums and libraries across the nation.
May 23, 2017
The FY 2018 budget request includes funding for a closeout of IMLS operations starting in fiscal year 2018.
May 15, 2017
IMLS announced the 10 recipients of the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community.
May 5, 2017
The federal funding law includes $231 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
May 1, 2017
Members of the public are invited to attend the National Museum and Library Services Board meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
April 18, 2017
IMLS announced 39 grants totaling $9,799,830 to support libraries across the nation.
March 30, 2017
The deadline for submitting applications is May 17, 2017.
March 29, 2017
Approximately $9.2 million will go to international teams investigating how large-scale computational techniques may be applied to answering humanities and social sciences research questions.
March 20, 2017
The public is encouraged to share stories of how finalist institutions are making a difference on the IMLS Facebook page.
March 16, 2017
IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew released statement on the President’s proposed FY 2018 budget, which includes elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
March 6, 2017
IMLS will accept applications through Monday, May 1.
March 1, 2017
Applications are due by April 3, 2017.
February 1, 2017
IMLS invites proposals to test and develop museum and library collaborative approaches for bringing about positive community change.