Grants

November 12th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Lewis & Clark Library System has developed a grants website to provide easy, searchable access to information on grants, including grants currently available and do-it-yourself tools for finding and writing grants.

Grants database

Information on upcoming grants:

  • Grant Opportunity – Deadline Thursday, June 30th The Illinois Youth Recreation Corps is a grant program to help not-for-profit entities and units of local government (including all types of libraries) employ 16-19 year-olds for up to 60 days this summer. Grants will fund wages for jobs that provide recreational opportunities in areas including (but not limited to) physical activity, arts, and learning. Participating employers ...
  • Public Library “Business Packages” Follow-up Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Illinois State Library will provide more than 60 Illinois public libraries with “business packages”.  The packages include laptops, multimedia projectors, camcorders, software and training videos to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs in local communities. The business packages will be made available to public ...
  • Adult Literacy Grant Application Now Available —Webinars Next Week The application for FY2012 Adult Literacy Grants is now available online.  Applications are due April 15.  There are three separate literacy grant categories: Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring programs provide one-on-one instruction for adults to improve their reading, math, writing and language skills. Family Literacy programs equip parents and their children, together and separately, to improve their basic ...
  • Penny Severns Literacy Grant Update The Penny Severns Summer Family Literacy Grant Application is available online and is due Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at 4 p.m. A webinar grant information session was offered December 8, 2010, and can be viewed at the link provided above. The Penny Severns Summer Family Literacy Grant is funded by the Library Services and Technology Act, ...
  • Live and Learn Construction Grant Update Thanks to the public libraries that filed Statements of Interest for FY2011 Live and Learn Public Library Construction Grants. Completed grant applications are due February 18 and are available at http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/what_we_do/constructgrant.html. For further information, please contact H. Neil Kelley at 217-782-1891, nkelley@ilsos.net; or Mark Shaffer at 217-524-4901, mshaffer@ilsos.net. The Live and Learn program is in addition ...

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