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Grants to Kansas Public and School Libraries
to Purchase Books and Technology

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Topeka Community Foundation - Kansas Book Festival (KBF)

Deadline Date:

12/31/17 Postmarked


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Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Kansas public and school libraries for the purchase of technology and books. Preference will be given to libraries that demonstrate greater financial need. Applicants should identify their needs and demonstrate how the grant money would help meet the needs identified.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177617

Number of Grants:

There will be at least (1) one Technology Grant and at least (2) Book Funding Grants.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The technology grant will be no more than $5,000.
The book funding grants will be no more than $2,500.

Term of Contract:

For technology grants, applicants are required to detail brief timeline that would ensure expending these funds within a calendar year of receiving your funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for one of the grants, you must be either a public library or school library located in Kansas. You may apply for both the Technology and Book Funding grants, but no library will be awarded both grants in the same calendar year.

Libraries are also not eligible to be awarded a grant from the Kansas Book Festival in consecutive years.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be postmarked by December 31. Grant winners will be notified by March 31, 2017.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail applications to:

Kansas Book Festival
c/o Topeka Community Foundation
5431 SW 29th St., Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66614

(785) 271-3384

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kansas