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What You Must Do

Grant Agreement

The contract between between the Department of State and your organization.


Acknowledge federal support and give credit to DLIS and IMLS in press releases and other statements.


You must create and use a federal funding statement using data from the correct fiscal year.


Materials produced with grant funds should be distributed free or at cost; DOS is granted rights and license to use them.


Using grant or matching funds for travel.


Track the time your employees work on federally-funded projects.


Make your programs and services accessible to follow Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act and the ADA.


These core questions are required for your outcome-based evaluations.


Children’s Internet Protection Act – what you must do.


Equipment with a per item cost over the threshold amount must be tracked and inventoried.


If you expended more than $750,000 from all federal funding sources, you must perform a single audit. 


Interest earned on grant funds or unexpended funds must be returned to the state.

During FY2023-24, the percentage of total costs for the Administration of the Annual Program financed with federal money is 67%; the federal dollar amount to be spent on the program is $334,129. This program does not receive any nongovernmental funding.

imls180.for.panel.jpgMany of these resources and programs are funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida's LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.