Native American and Native Hawaiian Library Services

Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (NANH) grants support Native American tribes and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians.

They are intended to provide opportunities to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened activities in areas such

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as exhibitions, educational services and programming, professional development, and collections stewardship.

Agency - Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of Federal support for the nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute serves as a leader in providing services to enhance learning, sustain cultural heritage and increase civic participation.

Website Address

http://www.imls.gov


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Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Shoshone-bannock Tribes Of The Fort Hall Reservation Of Idaho $ 150,000   2020-09-012022-08-31
Menominee Indian Tribe Of Wisconsin $ 149,889   2020-09-012022-08-31
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (inc) $ 149,311   2020-09-012022-08-31
Huna Totem Corporation $ 149,993   2020-09-012022-08-31
Koniag, Inc. $ 116,389   2020-09-012022-08-31
Mohegan Tribe Of Indians Of Connecticut $ 131,302   2020-09-012022-08-31
Ak-chin Indian Community $ 86,711   2020-09-012022-08-31
Makah Indian Tribe Of The Makah Indian Reservation $ 149,345   2020-09-012022-08-31
Pokagon Band Of Potawatomi $ 149,948   2020-09-012022-08-31
Eastern Shawnee Tribe Of Oklahoma $ 134,164   2020-09-012022-08-31



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2015: 207 awards made in FY15. Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Consult the current funding opportunities, guidelines, or program announcements for complete information (www.imls.gov).

Grant funds must be used for the purposes outlined in the relevant guidelines or program announcement, and in accordance with the Institute of Museum and Library Services General Terms and Conditions.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants are federally recognized Indian tribes, Alaskan Native Villages and corporations, and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians.

For more information about eligibility requirements, visit http://www.imls.gov/applicants/eligibility_criteria.aspx.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Indian tribes, non-profit organizations. Through activities and projects funded, beneficiaries include the general public.

Credentials/Documentation

2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR Part 200 applies to this program. As part of the president's E-government initiative, the federal government developed Grants.gov, a single Web site for organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all 26 of the federal grant-making agencies. Beginning with the 2008 grant cycle, the Institute required all applicants to apply online through Grants.gov. Applicants who are unable to use Grants.gov should contact an IMLS program officer. The Institute no longer accepts mailed paper applications. For more information on the process of applying through Grants.gov, visit www.grants.gov/GetStarted.

Award Procedures

Proposals are reviewed by field and/or panel reviewers, staff, and the director.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Museum and Library Services Act (20 USC CHAPTER 72).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Approximately seven months.

Appeals

Appeals may be made in writing to the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Renewals

The Institute of Museum and Library Services may extend particular grants at the discretion of the director.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program has no matching requirements. Native American Library Services Basic Grants: Award amount vary and no matching is required; Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants: Awards will not exceed $150,000 and no matching is required; Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants: Award amounts vary and no matching is required. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Native American Library Services Basic Grants: Projects are multiyear; Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants: Projects may be carried out for a period of up to 24 months; Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants: Projects are multiyear. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Direct payments for a specialized use upon request.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

The Institute of Museum and Library Services requires annual interim and final financial and performance reports.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503

Records

Grant recipients will be required to maintain standard financial statements and project records.

Financial Information

Account Identification

59-0301-0-1-503.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 15 $3,861,000; FY 16 est $4,063,000; and FY 17 est $3,861,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Award amounts vary.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

See the IMLS website at www.imls.gov for the latest program data.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Mary Alice Ball 955 L'Enfant Plaza North, SW Suite 4000 , Washington, District of Columbia 20024 Email: mball@imls.gov Phone: 2026534730

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

See Notice of Funding Opportunity.



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