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Washington, D.C.— The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting applications for the second cycle of the FY 2018 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). This is the final opportunity to apply for the...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook are getting involved in #GivingTuesday on November 28! Learn more. ...

A$500 stipend is being offered to cover most costs to attend the March 20,2018  preconference workshop, Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community at the PLA 2018 Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The deadline is Nov 19, 2017.  Learn more.     ...

The next webinar on How to Incorporate Movement into Libraries will be held on November 8, 2017, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. This webinar is FREE and open to all. Join the conversation! Josh Berk (Bethlehem [PA] Public Library) and Rick Samuelson (Henrico County Public Library) will...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to announce a new round of funding for health information outreach, health literacy initiatives, emergency preparedness partnerships and health sciences library projects. Are you ready to start health...

Public library workers are invited to apply for a $500 stipend to attend “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community,” a preconference workshop held at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. The conference will...

Learn about #Giving Tuesday and best practices in this Nonprofit Tech for Good article. Giving Tuesday is November 28.   ...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM/MAR), is accepting funding applications to support the access and use of high quality health information in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Available awards are:  exhibitor awards,...

The African American Civil Rights Grant Program (Civil Rights Grants) documents, interprets, and preserves sites and stories related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. The NPS’ 2008 report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework...

The Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Program provides grants for school improvement projects. The priority for the 2017 grant cycle is basic needs of students.  The application deadline is November 29 or once 1,500 applications are received. Learn more at Toolbox for Education website. ...