July 19, 2012


IMLS Press Contact
Mamie Bittner, mbittner@imls.gov

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today 152 awards totaling $18,113,376 matched with $34,666,759 of non-federal funds for Museums for America Program Grants. IMLS received 470 applications requesting $52,296,907.

"Congratulations to the Museums for America grantees," said IMLS Director Susan Hildreth. "This year’s funded projects reflect the wide array of museum types in the country. In every case IMLS funds are supporting initiatives that advance an institution’s strategic plan for the benefit of the community it serves."

Click here to view the list of funded projects.

Click here more information about this funding opportunity including program guidelines and contacts.

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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