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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...

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...

October 2 is the deadline to apply for the Gilbert Caregiving Legacy Awards. One award of $20,000 will be given in each of the following three categories: Creative Expression Diverse/Multicultural Communities Policy and Advocacy Learn more! ...

Find grants, such as those below, in each issue of Rural Perspectives, a newsletter from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania! Ford Family Foundation for Youth Development and Education Grants Ford Good Neighbor grants Grants to promote business and community development, education...

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. ...

The National Endowment for the Humanities is offering Dialogues on the Experience of War program grants of up to $100,000 that will support the convening of at least two discussion programs for no fewer than fifteen participants; and the creation of a preparatory program to recruit...

The  Media Literacy @ Your Library  is a pilot program that will train public library workers to help their adult patrons become better news consumers.  Five libraries will be selected. The libraries will receive: An intensive six-month experience that will include training...

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  Turning Outward Applications Now Being Accepted Applications from public libraries to participate in the Turning Outward initiative are now being accepted via SurveyMonkey. For more information about the program and its requirements, review the applicant guidelines carefully...