Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program

The summary for the Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program 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 FederalGrants.com 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 American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program: Enhancement Grant projects may enhance existing library services or implement new library services, particularly as they relate to the following goals in the updated Museum and Library Services Act (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, lifelong learning, workforce development, and digital literacy skills 2. Establishing or enhancing electronic and other linkages and improved coordination among and between libraries and entities, as described in 20 U.S.C. §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 8. Carrying out other activities consistent with the purposes of the Library Services and Technology subchapter of the IMLS statute (20 U.S.C. §9121).
Federal Grant Title: Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Grant Categories: Arts Humanities
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NAG-ENHANCEMENT-FY16
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 45.311
CFDA Descriptions: Native American and Native Hawaiian Library Services
Current Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2016
Posted Date: Jan 28, 2016
Creation Date: Jan 28, 2016
Archive Date: May 1, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,513,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
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
Indian tribes, Alaska native villages, regional corporations, and village corporations are eligible to apply for funding under the Native American Library Services grant program. Entities such as libraries, schools, tribal colleges, or departments of education are not eligible applicants, although they may be involved in the administration of this program and their staff may serve as project directors, in partnership with an eligible applicant.For purposes of funding under this program, "Indian tribe" means any tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska native village, regional corporation, or village corporation (as defined in, or established pursuant to, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.)), which is recognized by the Secretary of the Interior as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. A list of eligible entities is available from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, except for the recognized Alaska native villages, regional corporations, and village corporations, which should refer to applicable provisions in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, referenced above.Note: Enhancement Grant applications are eligible for review only if you will have an active Native American Library Services Basic Grant in the same fiscal year.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/native-american-library-services-enhancement-grants
Grant Announcement Contact
Mary Alice Ball Senior Library Program Officer 202-653-4730 mball@imls.gov Madison Bolls Program Specialist 202-653-4786 mbolls@imls.gov
NALSHelp@imls.gov

Institute of Museum and Library Services 202-653-4744
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