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Grant Opportunity – Latino Poetry Programming

Library of America invites libraries, museums, and other nonprofit cultural institutions to apply for grants of $1,200 to host free public programs as part of LATINO POETRY: PLACES WE CALL HOME. These grants will fund scholar-moderated discussions and other programs in communities across the nation from September 1, 2024, to April 30, 2025. Programs will […]

Grant Opportunity – Aldi Cares Community Grants

ALDI Cares Community Grants provide funding to local nonprofit organizations that make a positive impact on our Children’s Health & Wellness and Food Insecurity while supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In our service area, there are ALDI stores in Johnstown, Amsterdam, Glenville and Rotterdam (all fall under ALDI’s Tully Division). Program support ranges from monetary donations to ALDI gift cards, […]

Grant Opportunity – Libraries Transforming Communities : Accessible Small and Rural Communities

ALA invites applications from small and rural libraries for the Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC): Accessible Small and Rural Communities grant. Library workers may apply online for grant funding from September 11, 2023, to December 11, 2023, at Up to 300 libraries will be awarded in this second application period, part of ALA’s longtime community engagement initiative. In May […]

Grant Opportunity – T-Mobile Hometown Grants Program for Small and Rural Communities

The T-Mobile Hometown Grants Program intends to help build stronger, more prosperous small towns and rural communities throughout the United States. Up to 100 towns each year through 2026 will receive community improvement grants of up to $50,000 for projects to build, rebuild, or refreshcommunity spaces that help foster local connections. The focus is on providing support to […]

Grant Opportunity – Thinking Money for Kids Program Kit

ALA and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation invite public libraries to apply for a Thinking Money for Kids Program Kit, a collection of expertly vetted programming resources to help libraries offer financial education for children ages 3 to 12, both in the library and in children’s homes. The programs will allow kids to create their own […]

I Partner With My Public Library Award, Celebrating Community Collaborators

Has a community partner made a difference by collaborating with your public library? The I Partner With My Public Library Award invites you to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public library partners. Each year, up to 10 partners are honored at a ceremony held in their honor. This award exists to publicly celebrate those individuals, […]

2023 Velma K. Moore Award

The Velma K. Moore Award was established to honor the memory of Velma Moore, one of the charter members of the of The New York State Association of Library Boards (NYSALB), now the Library Trustees Association Section (LTAS) of New York Library Association (NYLA), and wife of former New York State Lt. Governor Frank C. […]

Grant Opportunity – PLA Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, Supported by AT&T

The PLA Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, supported by AT&T is designed to support library adoption of the PLA DigitalLearn training materials developed with support from AT&T. These materials are freely available at and help patron learn basic computer and technology skills. Incentives of up to $6000 are available. Funds awarded are to be used to support […]

Grant Opportunity – ALA Great Stories Club

The ALA Great Stories Club is a thematic reading and discussion program that engages teens who are facing difficult challenges through literature-based library outreach programs. The “Imagining Tomorrow: Building Inclusive Futures” series will feature science fiction books that explore questions of equity, identity, and alternate futures. Implementation of the series is supported by a grant […]