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Grants for Native American Library Services Now Available 
Deadline: April 2, 2018
 
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting grant applications for the Native American Library Services Basic Grants program through Monday, April 2, 2018Native American Library Services Basic Grants are one-year grants of $6,000 to $10,000, which can include $3,000 in eligible education and assessment activities or travel. The grants are available to federally recognized Native American tribes and Native Alaskan villages and are designed to support existing operations and maintain core services of tribal and Native village libraries.
 
Grants may be used to buy library materials, fund salaries and training, provide Internet connectivity and computers, or develop public and private partnerships with other agencies and community-based organizations, among other things. Libraries may request up to $3,000 for staff to attend library courses or training workshops; attend or present at conferences related to library services; or hire consultants for onsite professional library assessments. For those who have applied in past years, please note that there is no separate Education/Assessment option in the application.
 
Webinars
Before applying, IMLS recommends interested applicants participate in the following webinars for Native American Basic Grants to learn more:  
IMLS uses the Blackboard Collaborate system. For first-time users of Blackboard, please see the IMLS Events and Webinars webpage for technical information. These events will also be recorded and made available on the IMLS website.
 
For more information: Staff contacts for the Native American library grants are Dr. Sandra Toro, 202-653-4662storo@imls.gov, Stephen Mayeaux, 202-653-4761smayeaux@imls.gov, and Aly DesRochers, 202-653-4719adesrochers@imls.gov.
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