Grant Opportunities



Nora Van Burgh Professional Development Grant
Looking for funds to help with your continuing education? The Wyoming Library Association makes the Nora Van Burgh Professional Development Grant available to Wyoming library employees. The recipient will receive funding assistance to enhance their effectiveness as a library employee through additional educational experience. Applications accepted through July 15.

Pilcrow Rural Public Library Grant
To qualify for the grant, libraries must be located in a rural area, have a limited operating budget, have an active children’s department, and raise $200-$400 through a local sponsor. The Pilcrow Foundation will provide a 2-to-1 match to the libraries that receive a grant for the purchase of up to $1200 worth of new, quality, hardcover children’s books. You can review their criteria, take the eligibility quiz, and apply at http://bit.ly/1UOWPEqDeadline: October 1 

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS)
The Library of Congress awards grants to school districts, universities, cultural institutions, library systems, and other educational organizations who wish to incorporate TPS’ materials and methods into their existing education and professional development programs for pre and in-service teachers, librarians, media specialists, and other K-12 educators. This program provides assistance and grants of up to $20,000. Eligibility requirements and application forms are accessible on their site: http://bit.ly/1WMz8CWDeadline: ONGOING

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