The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the primary source of federal funds for the nation’s museums and libraries, announces the 51 institutions receiving National Leadership Grants (NLG) totaling $17,894,475.  Projects by these institutions will advance the ability of museums and libraries to preserve culture, heritage, and knowledge while enhancing learning.

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The next deadline for the National Leadership Grants program is February 1, 2010. For more information, go to