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Find all the documents and forms needed to administer your award here. For definitions of common grant administration terms, please see our Glossary to Support Grant Reporting (PDF, 56 KB).

Resources for eGMS Reach

IMLS implemented eGMS as its grants management system on October 1, 2019. Click here to find to find job aids and instructional videos for help in setting up your eGMS Reach account and managing your award.

General Terms and Conditions for IMLS Discretionary Awards

Please read the General Terms and Conditions for IMLS Discretionary Awards. It is your responsibility to be familiar with this document and to comply with its requirements.

TThe award date is listed on your Official Award Notification. It is not the same as the start date of your period of performance.

Performance Reporting

IMPORTANT NEWS! IMLS is changing the way awardees prepare and submit their IMLS performance reports.

If your Interim or Final Performance Report is due on or before May 31, 2022, use the following forms and instructions to prepare your report in PDF format, and submit it through your eGMS Reach account using the Forms & Reports tab.

Interim Performance Report for Discretionary Grants

Final Performance Report for Discretionary Grants

Interim and Final Performance Report for Native American Library Services Basic Grants

  • Interim and Final Performance Report Form: Word (106 KB), PDF (250 KB)

If your Interim or Final Performance Report is due on or after June 1, 2022, you will submit your report directly online through eGMS Reach by following the instructions below.

Interim Performance Report for Discretionary Grants

Final Performance Report for Discretionary Grants

Performance Report for Native American Library Services Basic Grants

A failure to submit reports on a timely basis may result in delayed payments and the suspension of action on pending applications.

Financial Reporting

Complete all interim and final financial reports through your eGMS Reach account. Find the form using the Forms & Reports tab. Click here for easy-to-follow Federal Financial Report Form Instructions (PDF, 229KB) Word (DOCX, 61KB).

If you have questions about the financial report, please email imlsreporting@imls.gov and reference your award number in the ‘Subject’ of your email.

Requesting Payment

Submit a payment request through your eGMS Reach account using the Payments tab. If the payment request is incomplete or inaccurate, payment will be delayed. Click here for easy-to-follow Payment Request Instructions (PDF, 194 KB).

If you have questions about completing the payment request, please email grantsadmin@imls.gov and reference your award number in the ‘Subject’ of your email.