The National Humanities Alliance and American Association of Museums (AAM) request support in a campaign to increase funding for the Office of Museum Services at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
Representatives Paul Tonko (NY-21) and Louise Slaughter (NY-28) are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter in the House of Representatives urging members of Congress to support the provision of $50 million for the Office of Museum Services. Click here to ask your Representative to sign the Tonko/Slaughter letter by June 30.
IMLS is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. Has your institution received an IMLS grant? The AAM website provides a space to describe programs supported by IMLS grants, and how future grants could assist museum in serving their communities.