IMLS Awards More Than $19 Million to Help Museums Serve Their Communities

This article first appeared on the Institute of Museum and Library Services website on September 19th, 2017.

Washington, D.C.—Through the agency’s largest competitive grant program, Museums for America, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced $19,189,929 in grants for museums across the nation. A total of 132 projects were selected from 558 applications requesting $104,538,159 in funding, and the institutions receiving the awards are matching them with $29,122,788 in non-federal funds. Of the 132 recipients this year, 45 museums are each receiving funds of $25,000 or less through the program’s category for smaller projects with no cost share requirements. Read more...