Application forms and Notices of Funding Opportunities (Grant Program Guidelines) for the current fiscal year are made available approximately 30-90 days before the grant deadline. Until that time, applications and guidelines from the previous year are available for your reference, but you must use the current fiscal year application when you apply.

National Leadership Grants for Libraries
September 24, 2021
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2022 (PDF, 737 KB)

Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
September 24, 2021
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2022 (PDF, 748 KB)

IMLS American Rescue Plan
June 28, 2021
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 570 KB)

Native Hawaiian Library Services
May 11, 2021
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 471 KB)

Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants
May 11, 2021
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 493 KB)

Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program
April 19, 2021
Application Information

Native American Library Services Basic Grants
April 16, 2021
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 391 KB)

Museum Assessment Program (MAP)
February 1, 2021
Application Information

National Leadership Grants for Museums
November 16, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 452 KB)

Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff
November 16, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 433 KB)

Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program
November 16, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 477 KB)

Museum Grants for African American History and Culture
November 16, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 407 KB)

Inspire! Grants for Small Museums
November 16, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 510 KB)

Museums for America
November 16, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 (PDF, 420 KB)

IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museums and Libraries
June 12, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2020 (PDF, 518 KB)

IMLS CARES Act Grants for Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum and Library Services
June 12, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2020 (PDF, 755 KB)

Save America's Treasures (SAT)
December 10, 2019
Application Information

Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP)
December 2, 2019
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2020 (PDF, 399 KB)