May 16, 2022

Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Releases FY 2017 Annual Report

From IMLS:

 The Institute of Museum and Library Services is pleased to release the agency’s annual Performance and Accountability Report (PAR), showcasing key accomplishments for FY 2017. As required by the Office of Management and Budget, the report includes an independent financial audit and describes the agency activities and achievements from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017, including a focus on helping museums and libraries deepen their engagement with their communities.

“Community engagement continues to be a primary focus for IMLS over the past year,” said IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew. “Libraries and museums play a powerful role as they engage with their communities and offer essential opportunities for lifelong learning. As you will see in the report, the work we’ve accomplished as an agency reaches all across America, to communities large and small.”

Direct to Full Text Report (85 pages; PDF)2017-11-15_16-25-59


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