Contact Name
Ms. Aileen Mikel
Contact Title
Chief of Division of School Management
State Library Address

Palau Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 7080
Koror, PW 96940
United States

Contact Email Address
Grants to State Programs

The Grants to States Program

The Grants to States Program is the largest grant program run by IMLS; it provides funds to State Library Administrative Agencies (SLAAs) using a population-based formula set by the law. SLAAs determine goals and objectives for the funds in their statutorily required five-year plan (see below). For more information, see the Grants to States program overview.

    YearAllotment Value
    2018 $0.00
    2019 $0.00
    2020 $68,255.00
    2021 $68,175.00
    2022 $68,125.00
    5 Year Plan Text

    Each state creates a 5-year plan for its programs to strengthen the efficiency, reach, and effectiveness of library services. View all states' plans.

    5 year plan
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    5 Year Evaluation Text

    At the end of a 5-year period, each state reports their results in achieving goals and objectives projected in their 5-Year Plan. View all states' evaluations.


    Project Examples

    Review recent Grants to States projects from this state library in the State Program Report database.

    Search the Awarded Grants Database for additional details about awards in this state or view the State Details Dashboard..

    2018-2022 Plan Highlights

    Goal 1: Update and expand library collection development.

    • Projects include:
      • Input from stakeholders on new materials
      • Book acquisitions and cataloging

    Goal 2: Acquire and upgrade Palau libraries technology infrastructure.

    • Projects include:
      • Hardware upgrades
      • Training for patrons
      • Digital literacy programming
      • Research training

    Goal 3: Provide trainings and professional development for librarians to enhance skills in library workforce.

    • Projects include:
      • Professional development conferences

    Goal 4: Maintain, enhance, and promote the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).

    • Projects include:
      • Software renewal and upgrade
      • Training opportunities for all library personnel territory-wide
      • New users recruitment

    IMLS Data Collection

    State Library Administrative Agency Survey
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