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Approximately 75 organizations will be selected for grants from $5,000 to $15,000 The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.  The Big Read annually supports approximately 75 dynamic community reading programs,...

Seeking Applications for School Library, Community Memory, and Digital Inclusion Grants Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services has launched a new special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP), and is accepting grant...

American Honda Foundation Check out the guidelines for STEM grants.  The grant range is $20,000 to $75,000.  Applications are accepted 3 times a year.  Next deadline is in February 2019. Saxena Visit the Saxena website to learn about STEM grants in the range of $5,000 to $50,000. ...

Glenn R. Miller

Environmental Education Grants Available I’m pleased to announce that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced the availability of grants as part of its Environmental Education Grant Program. Libraries are eligible to apply as non-profit organizations. ...

Late this summer, I wrote to you about PAsmart, a new workforce development initiative that helps people get information about pursuing an education and career in Pennsylvania at any stage of life. Late last week, Governor Wolf announced the next phase of the PAsmart program: $30...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) has announced the availability of funding through NLM’s partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. The purpose of the NNLM All of Us...

Guidelines and sample narratives and budgets available October 10, 2018  Draft deadline (optional) November 15, 2018 Application deadline Dialogues on the Experience of War The program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that...

Did you miss the webinar on Grantseeking?  No worries!  You can access it as a WebJunction course for FREE!  Other past webinars are also available! New Course: Grantseeking for Libraries. Funding sources for libraries is an important discussion for library staff, board members,...

  Keystone Grant Awards I am very pleased to announce on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Education that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be awarding 27 municipalities with Keystone grants to improve their local libraries. The grants, ranging from a low of $6,500...

Grantseeking for Libraries Funding sources for libraries is an important discussion for library staff, board members, and even the community at large. Finding and increasing funding from private sources allows libraries to better meet the needs of their communities....