Native American Library Services Basic Grant (2024)

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
December 12th, 2023
Close Date
March 1st, 2024
Total Funding
$1,562,000.00
Award Ceiling
$10,000.00
Award Floor
$6,000.00
Expected No. Awards
159
Opportunity No.
NAG-BASIC-FY24

Agency

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

Eligible Applicants

Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Governments

Funding Category

Humanities

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is offering the Native American Library Services Basic Grant (2024). This grant is designed to assist Native American tribes in improving library services for their communities. The program aims to address the evolving information needs and approaches to meeting them in all communities. It emphasizes the importance of strengthening services and adopting new and emerging technologies to effectively operate within this environment. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching and is open to Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Governments. The total program funding is estimated to be $1,562,000, with an expected number of 159 awards. The award ceiling is $10,000, while the award floor is $6,000. For more information and eligibility criteria, please visit the grant's webpage. For any inquiries, you can contact Jennifer Himmelreich, Senior Program Officer, at jhimmelreich@imls.gov or Sheena Afoakwa, Program Specialist, at safoakwa@imls.gov.

Description

This program is designed to assist Native American tribes in improving library services for their communities. Information needs and approaches to meeting them are evolving at an unprecedented pace in all communities, and to operate within this environment effectively for the benefit of their users, libraries must be able to both strengthen services and move quickly to adopt new and emerging technologies. Reflecting IMLS’s agency-level goals of championing lifelong learning, strengthening community engagement, and advancing collections stewardship and access.

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Title
Type
Grant