American Hertage Preservation Grants Awarded in Michigan

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.”

Congratulation to Central Michigan University Museum of Cultural and Natural History, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, and the Orion Township Public Library! A full description of the winning projects can be found here.

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

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