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Mamie Bittner, [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> 

Grant Awards Announcement: American Heritage Preservation Program

Washington, DC-The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
announced today 54 awards totaling $152,112 for American Heritage
Preservation grants.  IMLS received 146 applications requesting $412,952
in funds.

"We are proud to be partners with the Bank of America Foundation in
making these awards. American Heritage Preservation Grants enrich
communities' sense of place and identity," said Susan Hildreth, IMLS
Director. "These projects help libraries and museums care for
collections that tell powerful stories about life in the U.S."

Click here <>  to view the
list of funded projects.

For more information about this grant including program guidelines and
contacts, please visit
<> .

Use the IMLS grants search tool <>  to
view our archive of grants awarded by the Institute.  Search grants by
grant name, institution, or project type.

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services 
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of
federal support for the nation's 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.
The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that
connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the
national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to
sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and
innovation; and support professional development. To learn more about
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