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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...

Grants are available from the National Endowment for the Humanities for public humanities projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences. The deadline is August 9, 2017 for projects beginning April 2018. NEH encourages projects that involve...

Twenty-seven projects totaling $5, 939,310 were recently awarded Keystone grants. See the list of awarded projects below. The competitive grant is used to award matching construction and facilities grants to municipalities that sponsor state-aided public libraries. Grants pay up...

Learn how you can participate in the National Week of Making, to be held June 16-22. Also learn about Nation of Makers and how you can apply for a micro-grant (deadline for grant application is June 1).   ...

Tax credits are available to eligible businesses contributing to a Scholarship Organization, an Educational Improvement Organization, and/or a Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).  Most public libraries would...

The Foundation Center has launched Visualizing Funding for Libraries, a comprehensive FREE database of library funding, which contains grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foundations. A data tool includes data on grants from local, state, and national sources for public, academic,...

The Chester County Library & District Center announces that it has been awarded a Creation grant for $36,212 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth...

Winner of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries, Foundation Center launches Visualizing Funding for Libraries, the most comprehensive FREE database of library funding that has ever existed, containing grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foundations. Grants data includes...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, invites applications for projects beginning May 14, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018. Five award types are available for outreach projects that: Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to...

Library Pipeline‘s Innovation Committee has partnered with the Awesome Foundation to found an Innovation in Libraries chapter that will, each month, award a $1,000 micro-grant to a project that suggests creative solutions, proposes a new way of thinking about library...