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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...

Glenn R. Miller

  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...

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering grants designed to address the needs of girls and women. Proposals are encouraged that aim to “build partnerships between schools and community organizations” or that “use innovative approaches...

IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants Webinar on July 25 to help applicants submit by September 1 deadline Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round...

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation provides grants for literacy programs and books for bookmobiles.  Learn more! ...

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation is offering grants to nonprofit organizations and local municipalities.  The foundation’s Community Partners Grant Program funds building renovations and upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades and safety improvements....

Check out all the grant opportunities listed in the Center for Rural Pennsylvania newsletter’s ‘Resources’ section. ...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering the Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program. The NSF defines ‘informal STEM’ as lifelong learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) that takes place across a multitude of designed settings and...

SparkFun is awarding selected applicants on a monthly basis with a Community Partnership Program sponsorship package (donation of hardware, expertise or money)! Learn more. ...

Glenn R. Miller

  The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has established a website that supports the Turning Outward initiative. From it, you can: Obtain an overview View a webinar recording that describes what you would learn at the Public Innovators Lab. Learn More about the Turning Outward...