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American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with Five-Star Technology Solutions, is offering  Virtual Learning and Enhancement Grants of $1,000 available for 90 school, tribal, public, and academic libraries.  The application deadline is September 17, 2020. ...

(JOHNSTOWN, PA.) – The Cambria County Library is a 2020 recipient of a Banned Books Weeks Grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF). This grant is offered through the Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund, honoring the FTRF founder who worked to prevent censorship and protect First...

The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications to support health programming for public library patrons in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The purpose of the Health Programming in Public Libraries Award is...

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting FY 2021 proposals for National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program (LB21). Applicants have through October 2, 2020, to submit their two-page preliminary proposals. National...

The American Library Association (ALA) invites library workers to apply to be part of Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, a pilot program to help public and academic libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations that address the climate...

Deadline: July 15, 2020 (Submissions close at 11:59 p.m. EDT.) The Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize, developed in partnership between the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation and Library Journal, was created in 2019 to recognize the public library as a vital community asset. When...

IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museums and Libraries The goal of the FY2020 IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museums and Libraries program is to support the role of museums and libraries in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. June 12, 2020 is the deadine for IMLS CARES...

FROM:  Glenn R. Miller, Deputy Secretary for Libraries DATE:    April 21, 2020 RE: National Endowment for the Humanities Grants Available to Libraries Pennsylvania Humanities Council Grants Information and Questions National Endowment for the Humanities Grants Available to...

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is accepting applications for Youth Literacy Program grants.  The deadline is May 21.  Learn more. ...

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council is currently accepting applications for its Pop-Up Grants for Cultural Producers program which is aimed at supporting libraries, museums, and cultural organizations in Pennsylvania seeking to launch virtual/distance-based humanities events, programs,...