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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

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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 the Institute, please visit