Grant Opportunities

Nov 13, 2017

Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants
DEADLINE: March 31, 2018
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children’s love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, offers mini-grants to provide creative, innovative programs that support or extend the Common Core Standards in PreK-12 education. Public schools, public libraries, and public preschool programs such as Head Start are eligible. Approximately 60 grants of up to $500 each will be awarded.

White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) Award
DEADLINE: April 2, 2018
Granted to a non-librarian participant in National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) on May 7-8, 2018. The winner receives a stipend of $300 and two free nights at the NLLD hotel. The recipient should be a library supporter (trustee, friend, general supporter) and not a professional librarian, and a first-time attendee of NLLD.

Wyoming Arts Council Rural Arts Access Grant
DEADLINE: Project must take place by June 30, 2018
Application due a minimum of four weeks before project start date

This grant is specifically designed to provide project funding for geographically isolated and rural areas with a population of less than 3,000. An organization is eligible to receive up to $750 in this grant category. No cash match is required.

ThinkWY – Wyoming Humanities Grants
Wyoming Humanities funds projects that are humanities-focused, built around a public event, and that have a humanities scholar in a central role. The humanities encompass the study of all forms of human cultural expression: history, arts, literature, philosophy, religion, laws, cultural studies, and languages. Mini Grants of up to $2,000 and Opportunity Grants of up to $750 are available. Wyoming Humanities is not currently accepting applications for major grants.

Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program
The D.U.C. Library Program has thousands of free art books available for distribution to public and school libraries in underserved communities. Participating libraries may order books from the D.U.C. catalog once annually. Branch libraries may participate independently or through their main library. All items received from the D.U.C. must be cataloged in the library’s holdings and made available to all patrons.


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