Emerging Technology Grant – LSTA funds provided by IMLS

To apply for the 2023 Emerging Technology Grant, go to this link: https://cce.my.salesforce-sites.com/usl/ You must use your login information (or create login information) to open the USLS Grants Portal.

  • Click on Funding Opportunities at the top of the page.
  • Click on 2023 Emerging Technology (AI) Grant.

Schedule of Grant:

  • 9/11/2023 – Grant opens
  • 9/22/2023 – Grant closes
  • 9/26/2023 – Recipients notified, contracts sent
  • 10/2/2023 – Contracts due, grant spending begins
  • October 2023 – Virtual training
  • 9/30/2024 – Grant spending ends
  • 10/15/2024 – Reimbursements and final report due

Emerging Technology grants of up to $1,000 are available to public and school libraries who do not currently have subscriptions to AI tools. Ten school and ten public libraries will be selected for this grant for an annual subscription to five AI tools for patron use in the library. The types of AI tools to be purchased include a writing, sound, image, and coding tool, plus one additional tool of the library’s choice. 

Good luck!

Now Accepting Proposals for National Leadership Grants for Libraries, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programs 

Click on this link: https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/laura-bush-21st-century-librarian-program for information on a grant that will help fund training and continued professional development for library and archives specialists and initiatives that can advance practice and strengthen library and archival services.

If you have general questions, please contact imls-librarygrants@imls.gov.

Applications deadline: September 20, 2023

Grant Program Webinar: We invite you to watch a pre-application webinar to learn more about the program.

Good luck!

Book Enhancement Grant

“The Children and Teen Book Enhancement”
Grant is open   

Here are the dates: 

  • 1/18/2022 – Grant opens
  • 2/8/2022 – Grant closes
  • 2/10/2022 – Applicants Notified, contracts sent
  • 2/25/2022 – Contracts due
  • 5/13/2022 – Spending ends
  • 5/27/2022 – Receipts and final report due, unexpended funds due to USL

Application can be found here: https://utahdcc.secure.force.com/usl/

Good luck!”

Grant opportunities to help with pandemic issues: