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Library Technology Academy Grant Program

Grants and Training to Texas Small and Rural
Public Libraries for Technology Projects

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC)

Deadline Date:

10/20/19

Description:

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Grants and learning opportunities of up to $11,000 to Texas accredited public libraries serving populations of less than 30,000 to participate in a staff technology training program. Funding is intended to support the implementation of a project after participation in online and in-person training.

The goal of the program is to provide an in-depth learning opportunity for small and rural library staff to acquire, develop and implement the skills and tools needed to manage library technology strategically. Selected applicants will attend an in-person training in Austin, Texas, and then continue their learning via an eight-week online course. This grant will provide funding for the equipment and training necessary for each library to:

Travel to an in-person training in Austin, Texas.

Purchase materials and services to implement a project informed by library management strategies and best practices as outlined in the Library Technology Academy training. TSLAC will work in collaboration with selected libraries to approve projects proposed. This project-based training grant will use both online and in-person learning experiences to enable library staff more time, guidance, and individualized attention to support technology planning and management. Each library will build on what they’ve learned through the training by designing and implementing a technology project supported by a reimbursement grant.

The grant and training will be in three parts:

Part One: Training

  • Learn strategies, processes, and tools for managing library technology through an in-person and online training program.
  • Collect information about their respective library’s technology and usage to create a library technology inventory.
  • Design a library technology plan that is in line with the library’s mission and vision using the technology inventory.

Part Two: Project Development

  • Formulate a project that is in line with their library's mission and vision that addresses a need documented through their library technology plan.

Part Three: Project Implementation

  • Implement the project using strategies, processes and tools learned through the program; resources used in the pilot will be reimbursed through awarded TSLAC grant funds.
  • Update their library technology plan to reflect changes implemented from their technology project.
  • Report on and assess the project at its conclusion to measure the impact and learn where improvements can be made.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187016

Number of Grants:

10

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $11,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Qualified libraries serving communities with populations under 30,000 may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

The application will close on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

Successful applicants will be notified in early November 2018.

In-person training will take place Monday, December 9th and Tuesday, December 10th at Austin's new Central Library. The online training will run from January - March 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ldn/librarytechacademy/resources

Cindy Fisher
Library Technology Consultant & Grant Manager for the Library Technology Academy
cfisher@tsl.texas.gov
512-463-4855 or 1-800-252-9386

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas

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