Native American Library Services Enhancement Grant Projects: Plans and Outcomes


In this presentation, Sandra Toro, Senior Program Officer, IMLS; Anne Heidemann,Tribal Librarian, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Gindaaso-gamik Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Libraries; and Tammy Charles, Education Director, Wyandotte Nation, discuss grants awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to enhance existing tribal library services or implement new services. The presentation highlights the development of project plans and outcomes, discusses the challenges, opportunities, and successes, and lends insight into the process of crafting successful IMLS Enhancement Grant proposals. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Prior Lake, Minnesota, on October 8-11, 2018.