Native Hawaiian Library Services

The summary for the Native Hawaiian Library Services grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Native Hawaiian Library Services: Native Hawaiian Library Services projects may enhance existing library services or implement new library services, particularly as they relate to the following goals in the updated IMLS statute (20 U.S.C. 9141):(1) expanding services for learning and access to information and educational resources in a variety of formats, in all types of libraries, for individuals of all ages in order to support such individuals needs for education, life-long learning, workforce development, and digital literacy skills1;(2) establishing or enhancing electronic and other linkages and improved coordination among and between libraries and entities, as described in 9134(b)(6), for the purpose of improving the quality of and access to library and information services;(3) (A) providing training and professional development, including continuing education, to enhance the skills of the current library workforce and leadership, and advance the delivery of library and information services; and (B) enhancing efforts to recruit future professionals to the field of library and information services;(4) developing public and private partnerships with other agencies and community-based organizations;(5) targeting library services to individuals of diverse geographic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, to individuals with disabilities, and to individuals with limited functional literacy or information skills;(6) targeting library and information services to persons having difficulty using a library and to underserved urban and rural communities, including children (from birth through age 17) from families with incomes below the poverty line (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget and revised annually in accordance with section 9902(2) of title 42) applicable to a family of the size involved;(7) developing library services that provide all users access to information through local, State, regional, national, and international collaborations and networks; and(8) carrying out other activities consistent with the purposes set forth in section 9121[.]
Federal Grant Title: Native Hawaiian Library Services
Federal Agency Name: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Grant Categories: Arts Humanities
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NAG-HAWAIIAN-FY11
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 45.311
CFDA Descriptions: Native American and Native Hawaiian Library Services
Current Application Deadline: May 16, 2011
Original Application Deadline: May 16, 2011
Posted Date: Mar 16, 2011
Creation Date: Apr 27, 2011
Archive Date: Jun 15, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $565,700
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Native Hawaiian Library Services grants are available to nonprofit organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians (as the term is defined in 20 U.S.C. 7517). The term Native Hawaiian means a person who is a citizen of the United States and a descendant of the aboriginal people who, before 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the areas that now comprise the state of Hawaii. See program guidelines for specific eligibility criteria.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Alison Freese Senior Program Officer Phone: 202/653-4665 []
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