IMLS Invites Proposals for a Cooperative Agreement to Help Museums and Libraries Plan, Evaluate, and Share Outstanding Programs

The following is a press release from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for a cooperative agreement to increase the capacity of libraries and museums. The deadline for submitting applications is March 3, 2008.

WASHINGTON, DC-The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) invites proposals for a cooperative agreement to increase the capacity of museum and library grantees to design and deliver programs that preserve cultural heritage, enhance learning opportunities, encourage innovation, and support the professional development of library and museum workers. The cooperative agreement will improve the museum and library fields’ sharing of best practices and the Institute’s ability to access and analyze IMLS project results and communicate their impact to the field, Congress, the Administration, and the general public. The application deadline is March 3, 2008, and the cooperative agreement will be awarded April, 2008. The grant award of up to $1 million will be active for 24 months beginning April, 2008.

The cooperator will work with IMLS to improve and expand the sharing of project design, evaluation, deliverables, practices, and findings among grantees, future grantees, and the general library and museum community.

To read the press release in its entirety, please visit the IMLS website.

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Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.

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