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Grant Opportunity – CDLC Regional Collections Grants

The Capital District Library Council invites applications for 2024 Regional Collections Grants through Friday, February 02, 2024. All CDLC member institutions, including individual public and school libraries, are eligible to apply. CDLC members are encouraged to submit proposals for various digitization projects. These projects may include contributing content to New York Heritage or NYS Historic Newspapers,  creating finding […]

Grant Opportunity – Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant

The Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant recognizes, promotes and supports innovative and meaningful community engagement efforts in libraries. It will provide two grants of $2,000 for a school, public, academic, tribal or special library to expand its community engagement efforts. Libraries are invited to apply by designing and outlining activities for a library-led community engagement […]

Grant Opportunity – Peggy Barber Tribute Grant

The Peggy Barber Tribute Grant is an annual grant that recognizes, promotes, and supports meaningful programs in libraries that have limited and/or no access to budgetary support for programming. This grant aims to help ease budget challenges by annually awarding three libraries $2,500 to support a proposed program, program series, or programming effort. Applications for […]

Grant Opportunity – Penguin Random House Grants for Small Libraries

Through the generosity of Penguin Random House, we are pleased to announce this grant opportunity for small, rural libraries nationwide! This grant is available to libraries that meet both the IMLS definition for small libraries (a service population of 25,000 or fewer) and the definition for rural libraries (libraries located 5 or more miles from […]

Grant Opportunity – Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries

Two Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries are given annually – one Will Eisner Graphic Novel Growth Grants will provide support to a libraries that would like to expand its existing graphic novel services and programs and one Will Eisner Graphic Novel Innovation Grant will provide support to a library for the initiation of […]

Grant/Programming Opportunity – National Endowment for the Arts Big Read

The NEA Big Read annually provides support to selected nonprofit organizations around the country to host dynamic community-wide reading programs, each designed around a single NEA Big Read title chosen from the current list of offerings. Organizations apply for funding through a grants program managed by Arts Midwest. Each community program that receives an NEA Big Read grant—which ranges between $5,000 and $20,000—is […]

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 ala.org/LTCAccess. Up to 300 libraries will be awarded in this second application period, part of ALA’s longtime community engagement initiative. In May […]