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The PA Humanities’ PA SHARP (Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan) grant program is offering up to $20,000 in flexible spending for either general operating and capacity building or program support.  PA organizations with a humanities-based mission and...

ALA has announced a new grant for libraries designed to spark conversations about American history and culture through an examination of the women’s suffrage movement. To qualify for this grant, the applying institution must be a library (public, tribal, school, academic, or...

Reading, Pa – Friday, August 27, 2021 – Reading Public Library has again received a $100,000 grant from the Cameron Schrier Foundation as part of a multi-year commitment totaling $200,000.  The grant will support the positions of Children’s Library Manager and Teen...

The Library of Congress and the American Folklife Center have launched the Community Collections grant program. These grants will support individuals or non-profit organizations in producing cultural documentation–photographs, interviews, audio or video recordings about their...

Getting Ready for 2021 Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities The Office of Commonwealth Libraries anticipates opening a Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities grant round on Monday, July 26, 2021. Applications submission deadline would be Friday, October 29, 2021...

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming. Applications are due August 11.  Learn more. ...

Apply for the Technology Innovation Awards for a chance to win $10,000!  Application deadline is July 23.  The award is sponsored by b.world, TechSoup and Okta.  Learn more. ...

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...

Access resources, including training on grant writing, from Candid.  Candid was formed from GuideStar and the Foundation Center.  Several libraries offer a Candid hub!  Check out the article. Access other posts on grants in the Compendium. Check out Candid’s Visualizing...

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  Fundraising IP shares How and Where to Find Grants. Other grant resources are found in Visualizing Grants for Libraries, opportunities listed in the Compendium and others offered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. ...