Library of Michigan - Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
06/19/20 5:00 PM EST Receipt
Grants of up to $25,000 to Michigan eligible libraries for projects and collections that benefit local communities. Funding is intended for technological advancements that promote equity and strengthen the ability of libraries to offer collections and information related to literacy and local history. Priority funding is given for public and academic libraries to improve or develop new services to target populations, such as people from diverse geographic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; individuals with disabilities; and individuals with limited functional literacy, limited English proficiency or limited information literacy skills.
Applicants may propose a project for any of the following three priorities:
For information about the broad priorities of the LSTA program, see: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/libraryofmichigan/LM_LSTA_2019_Medium_Grant_Program_-_Background__Application_642593_7.pdf#page=3
Grant proposals that focus on local history and special collections may focus on one or more of the following three areas:
For additional information about digitization proposals, see: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/libraryofmichigan/LM_LSTA_2019_Medium_Grant_Program_-_Background__Application_642593_7.pdf#page=5
GrantWatch ID#: 187846
A limited number of grants.
Funding is for $5,000 to $25,000 per year.
The grant period is one year (October - September).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_5829?SA=SNA&FID=35043
Library of Michigan
702 W. Kalamazoo Street
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI 48909-7507
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