Grant Opportunities



New York Times Student Sponsorship Program
DEADLINE: Ongoing
Contact Paige Bredenkamp at paige.bredenkamp@wyo.gov for details and to sign up.
This program provides NYTimes.com access to over 2 million public school students spanning all 50 states. Not only are these schools and students receiving access to deeply investigated, fact-based journalism, they also gain access to educational resources through The New York Times Learning Network. All Wyoming public school districts are invited to participate in this program.

Academic Library Impact Research Grants
DEADLINE: April 1, 2018
ACRL invites practicing librarians and information professionals employed in academic and research libraries to apply for funding for research that will demonstrate library contributions to student learning and success. Each proposed project should aim to build on the foundations of the “Academic Library Impact” report and fill gaps in existing literature.

NNLM MCR Technology Improvement Award
DEADLINE: April 20, 2018
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR), under a cooperative agreement grant with the U.S. National Library of Medicine, announces the availability of Technology Improvement Awards of up to $1,500 each. These awards seeks to enhance the capacity of a library or organization to offer electronic health information services by supporting the purchase, installation, and/or upgrading of hardware and software that is utilized to ensure access to high quality health information.

EBSCO Solar 
DEADLINE: April 30, 2018
EBSCO Solar is a grant program that will fund three $100,000 solar installations at libraries around the world. Solar power is the cleanest and most abundant renewable energy source available. EBSCO believes they can make a critical impact on improving the environment and wants to help libraries make the transition to green power.

Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming
DEADLINE: May 4, 2018
School libraries are invited to apply for a $5,000 award recognizing outstanding humanities programming in kindergarten through eighth grade. School libraries, public or private, that serve K-8 students are eligible. Nominated programs must have taken place during the current school year (2017-18). Programs that are still in progress as of the award deadline are eligible, and libraries are encouraged to self-nominate.

Future of Libraries Fellowship
DEADLINE: May 15, 2018
The American Library Association’s Center for the Future of Libraries invites applications for its Fellowship program, which offers a stipend of $10,000 to advance new ideas and perspectives for the future of libraries through the creation of a public product—report, white paper, video, resource, tool—that will help library professionals envision the future of library collections, services, spaces, technologies, or partnerships.

NNLM MCR Immersive Workshop Funding
DEADLINE: Event must be held by April 30, 2019
This grant supports developing and hosting a multi-day professional development event that trains participants to improve health information access. The event must be interprofessional and include librarians as one of the professions. Awards can range up to $14,000. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until funds are expended. Must be National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) member; no charge to join.

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