The new projects will focus on creating positive community change and building organizational capacity.
Museum Grants Generate $31M in Matching Funds
Tips for museums and libraries in the path of Hurricane Florence.
Museum Tours Revitalize Historic District
Here’s how the Wing Luke Museum transformed its programs to help empower local Asian Pacific American communities.
Community Catalyst Initiative Funds 12 New Projects
The grants to libraries, museums, and their partners will support innovative community development work.
Announcing 45 New Grants to Support America's Libraries
$8.1 million in library services grants was awarded through National Leadership Grants for Libraries and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
IMLS Invests $5 Million to Strengthen Tribal Communities
Celebrating 20 years of support for Native American and Native Hawaiian libraries.
Six Museum Grant Programs Now Open
Now accepting applications for five current grant programs, as well as one new opportunity offered for small museums.
Search Awarded Grants
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IMLS in Your State
See the impact of IMLS in your state through grants, events, features, and research making a difference where you live.
Grants to States
The Grants to States program is the largest source of federal funding support for library services in the U.S. Using a population based formula, more than $150 million is distributed among the State Library Administrative Agencies every year.
Literacy Garden Teaches Mississippi Kids to Wonder
The Mississippi Children’s Museum’s Literacy Garden creates whimsical experiences that connect children with literacy and nature.
The IMLS Data Catalog
Our new Data Catalog puts IMLS data—comprising agency data such as grants administration and data about museums, libraries, and related organizations at the fingertips of researchers, developers, and interested members of the public who want to dig deeper.