• August 28, 2019
    Federal Coalition Convenes Summit to Improve Broadband Access in Indian Country Registration open for the National Tribal Broadband Summit in DC
  • August 15, 2019
    Grant Opportunities Open for Six IMLS Museum Programs Applications Accepted Now Through November 15 Washington, D.C.—Museums across the United States have six opportunities in the coming months to apply for grants from the nation’s primary source of federal museum funding. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is now accepting applications for six grant programs:
  • July 25, 2019
    Federal Library Grants Open for National Leadership, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programs Application Deadline is September 27, 2019 Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting FY 2020 proposals for National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program (LB21). 
  • July 23, 2019
    $1.2 Million in Grants Awarded for Innovative Work at Small and Rural Libraries Federal Investments to Fund Community Memory, School Library, Digital Inclusion Projects
  • July 8, 2019
    IMLS Offers Grants Workshops for Museums in Six Regions Across the Nation The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is rolling out a new series of regional grant workshops designed for applicants for the museum grant programs. Providing greater access to IMLS funds and resources is one of the agency’s core strategic goals, and these regional workshops are a proactive step towards realizing this goal. These free workshops are intended for new and returning applicants.
  • June 27, 2019
    IMLS Announces $16.2 Million in Grants to Libraries Across America Federal Investments to Fund Lifelong Learning, Digital Literacy, Library Training Programs
  • June 13, 2019
    Five Students Selected for the Country’s Most Prestigious Youth Poetry Honor Teen Poetry Ambassadors to Work with Museums, Libraries in Communities Across America WASHINGTON, D.C.—Five high school students from across the country have been chosen from among thousands of award-winning poets to serve for a year as National Student Poets, the nation’s highest honor for youth poets presenting original work.
  • June 7, 2019
    IMLS Releases Annual Data on American Public Libraries Survey Results from 9,000 Library Systems Now Available Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services today released the latest data from its 2017 Public Libraries Survey. The Public Libraries Survey examines key indicators of public library use, financial health, staffing, and resources. Explore the FY 2017 data, documentation and supplementary tables. 
  • June 6, 2019
    $2.2 Million in Museum Grants to Strengthen African American History and Culture Federal Investments Generate $2.5 Million in Matching Funds Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced awards totaling $2,231,000 in Museum Grants for African American History and Culture (AAHC). The 14 grantees will match these awards with an additional $2,513,461 in non-federal funds. A total of 37 organizations requested grants totaling $4,841,383.
  • June 6, 2019
    Native American, Native Hawaiian Communities Receive $1.4 Million in Grants IMLS Funds Museum Work to Preserve Tribal Heritage and Culture