LSTA Current Grant Round is Open!

Click here for information, application and webinar on the current grant round. Closing date for grant applications is May 5, 2023. Good luck to all!

Some ideas for grant applications:

Self Checkout stations (iPad and stand)

Library of Things (schools checkout board games, stem activities or?)

Creating STEM/STEAM kits for your school (Ozobots, Beebots, etc)

Greenscreen, podcasting

Author visits, Book Clubs

Boosting Early Literacy (could be in library for K-3 and SpEd)

Student backpacks to check out with activities

Check out the past grants here for more ideas and ask, “What do my students need”?

Two quick items

The day the Librarians Disappeared!

The Library Technology Enhancement Grant

The Library Technology Enhancement Grant is made possible through LSTA funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Utah State Library Division. Libraries selected will receive one grant of up to $5000 to update essential library technology. 

Grant Timeline:

  • 2/13/2023 – Grant opens
  • 3/3/2023 – Grant closes
  • 3/10/2023 – Recipients notified, contracts sent
  • 3/24/2023 – Contracts due, Grant spending begins
  • 6/30/2023 – Grant spending ends
  • 7/5/2023 – Reimbursements and final report due

*Any funds spent outside of the project window (March 24 – June 30) are not eligible for this grant. (login is required)