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July 29, 2011

IMLS Press Contact
Natasha Marstiller, [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> 
Mamie Bittner, [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> 

Grant Awards Announcement: Museums for America

Washington, DC-The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
announced today 160 awards totaling $18,777,552 matched with $32,007,711
of non-federal funds for Museums for America Program Grants. IMLS
received 481 applications requesting $53,655,280 in funds.

"Congratulations to the Museums for America grantees. We are pleased to
support museums through investments in high-priority, high value
activities that benefit communities throughout the US," said Susan
Hildreth, IMLS Director. "These museums, small and large, will help to
educate and inspire the public for years to come."

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

For more information about this funding opportunity 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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