Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed into law a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the federal government through the end of September 2015. The legislation includes $227,860,000 for the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which is $1,000,000 above FY 2014 funding. The additional funds will assist with the agency’s planned relocation for the coming year.
The total amount appropriated for libraries, which is through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), is $180,909,000. The total for the Office of Museum Services is $30,131,000.
Funding by IMLS Program
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March 4, 2014.