Grant Opportunities

Apr 4, 2019

Judith Krug Fund Banned Books Week Event Grants
DEADLINE: April 30, 2019
Each year the Freedom to Read Foundation awards grants to libraries, schools, and universities to support activities which raise awareness of intellectual freedom and censorship during the annual Banned Books Week celebration. Grants are awarded at two levels: $1,000 and $2,500.

ARSL Fall Conference Scholarships
DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. CDT, May 24, 2019
Scholarships to attend the 2019 Association for Rural & Small Libraries conference September 5-7 in Burlington, Vermont, are available to library science students and ARSL members.

MPLA Professional Development Grants
DEADLINE: May 29, 2019
The Moutnain Plains Library Association (MPLA) awards professional development grants to support formal course work leading to an advanced degree in library science or directly related to an individual’s library position, attendance as a participant or presenter at a library or scholarly workshop, seminar, or conference; visits to another library to receive or provide significant advanced training in library services, and library related research projects. Applicants must be members of MPLA; maximum amount for regular grants is $600 and $150 for mini-grants.

Carol McMurry Library Endowment Individual Grants for Continuing Education
DEADLINE: May 31, 2019
Want to attend a conference or workshop to build your library skills? Take an online course? Start working toward that library media specialist endorsement or master’s degree in library science? Funds are available to those working or volunteering in Wyoming libraries through the Carol McMurry Library Endowment Individual Grants for Continuing Education. Applications are accepted six times during the year. The next deadline is May 31 for continuing education events starting no earlier than July 1, 2019.

Nora Van Burgh Development Grants
DEADLINE: June 15, 2019
Nora Van Burgh had a lengthy and distinguished career in Wyoming libraries, and she was a strong believer in lifelong learning. The Wyoming Library Association’s Nora Van Burgh Development Grants honor her memory. These grants provide funding assistance to those who wish to enhance their effectiveness as library employees through additional educational experience. Non-degreed library employees, a majority of the WLA membership, are particularly encouraged to apply, though any current member of WLA may apply.

Wyoming Business Council Energy and Efficiency Conservation Grants
DEADLINE: July 31, 2019
The Wyoming Business Council’s State Energy Office will have competitive federal grant funds available for Wyoming local governments, public schools and small businesses seeking to improve their buildings while reducing utility costs. Local governments must sign up for the Wyoming Energy Conservation Improvement Program by May 31, 2019, to receive a free energy assessment. The assessment must be completed before applying.

Enslow Publishing Free Books Raffle
Every month Enslow Publishing selects a winner of their free books contest. The winner may choose $100 worth of Enslow titles. No purchase is necessary. Simply fill out the online form each month for a chance to win.

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