The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today 54 awards totaling $152,112 for American Heritage Preservation grants.Â IMLS received 146 applications requesting $412,952 in funds.
â€œWe are proud to be partners with the Bank of America Foundation in making these awards. American Heritage Preservation Grants enrich communitiesâ€™ sense of place and identity,â€ said Susan Hildreth, IMLS Director. â€œThese projects help libraries and museums care for collections that tell powerful stories about life in the U.S.â€
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 http://www.imls.gov/collections/grants/ahpg.htm.