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Grant Awards Announcement: 21st Century Museum Professionals

September 20, 2012


IMLS Press Contact
Mamie Bittner,

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced nine 21st Century Museum Professionals grants totaling $1,968,346. The recipients are matching their grants with a total of $2,277,018 in non-federal funds. IMLS received 68 applications requesting $11,630,873.

"These grants help museum professionals acquire, improve, and maintain their knowledge and skills," said IMLS Director Susan Hildreth. "The projects we're funding have impact and public value well beyond the nine grantees and their service areas."

Click here to view the list of funded projects.

For more information about the 21st Century Museum Professionals grant program, please visit  

Use the IMLS grants search tool to view our archive of grants awarded by the Institute. Search grants by grant name, institution, or project type.

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