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SciStarter, in partnership with Arizona State University, has launched the National Citizen and Community Center Network with the goal of providing resources, support, and connections to libraries across the country interested in becoming a community hub for citizen science. Sign-up...

The American Library Association (ALA) will award up to 650 libraries, in small and rural communities, $3000 each to tackle issues of concern in their communities. The grants will be distributed over two funding rounds. Read the full project guidelines. The deadline is December...

The National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA) The Big Read, established in 2016, supports Americans reading and discussing a single book within their communities.  Local governments, libraries, school districts, colleges and universities, and non-profit organizations are encouraged...

Last Keystone Webinar for this grant cycle to be offered An additional Keystone webinar will be held on Tuesday, February 5, due to the weather cancellation of a previously scheduled webinar. If your library is considering applying for a Keystone Grant for Public Library Facilities in...

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania sponsors  research projects, collects data on trends and conditions to understand the diversity of rural Pennsylvania and publishes information and research results.  Their ‘Resource’ section lists grant opportunities.  Check it out!...