Grant Opportunities

Oct 26, 2017

Code4Lib Diversity Scholarship Program
DEADLINE: November 17, 2017
The Code4Lib Scholarship Committee hopes to award 15 Diversity Scholarships, based on merit and need. Each scholarship will cover up to $1500 for travel costs, lodging, and conference fees for selected applicants to attend the 2018 Code4Lib Conference in Washington, D.C. from February 13-16, 2018. Applicants must be interested in actively engaging with the Code4Lib community and must be a member of a group not well-represented within the Code4Lib community.

PLA Preconference Stipend for Promoting Healthy Communities
DEADLINE: November 19, 2017
Public library workers are invited to apply for a $500 stipend to attend “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community,” a one-day preconference workshop held at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. The one-day preconference on March 20 is part of Promoting Healthy Communities, a new nationwide initiative from PLA and National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) that will increase public library workers’ knowledge and skills related to consumer health services. Fifty stipends will be awarded.

Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant
DEADLINE: December 1, 2017
This award, established by the Preservation and Reformatting Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), allows librarians with 5 or fewer years of experience in the libraries and archives preservation field to attend the ALA Annual Conference. The award is a $1,250 cash grant to be used toward registration fees, airfare, and lodging.

Memory Lab Network
DEADLINE: December 15, 2017
DC Public Library announces a subgrant application opportunity for public libraries to join the Memory Lab Network project. The DC Public Library Memory Lab is a digitization lab and digital preservation resources created as a local response to the national needs for free public access to tools and information on caring for personal digital archives. Seven public libraries will be identified as Memory Lab Network partners and will spend one year creating personal archiving stations and programs to for their communities following the DCPL model with training, mentoring, and financial support from DCPL.

Carol McMurry Library Endowment Grants to Libraries
DEADLINE: December 15, 2017
These grants provide support to Wyoming librarians and publicly accessible Wyoming libraries in three areas: education and training, library resources, and library foundation development. Two grant deadlines annually; next deadline December 15, 2017. Contact Brian Greene, WSL Library Development Manager, with any questions at or (307) 777-6339.

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