Grant Opportunities



Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
DEADLINE: September 15, 2020
The foundation will award grants of up to $10,000 (with most ranging between $2,000 and $5,000) to performing arts, visual arts, historic preservation, and cross-cultural education organizations. In addition, the foundation recently committed immediate support for organizations that could provide critical far-reaching services in support of COVID-19 relief efforts. Projects limited to communities served by Rocky Mountain Power or Pacific Power.

NNLM Health Literacy Planning Subaward
DEADLINE: September 18, 2020
Up to $4,500 will help libraries and community partners develop plans for improving health literacy and access to health information. Programs should start no earlier than Nov. 2, 2020, and be completely finished by April 15, 2021. For more information, contact George Strawley at george.strawley@utah.edu.

Carol McMurry Library Endowment Individual Grants for Continuing Education
DEADLINE: March 31, 2021
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 March 31 for continuing education events starting no earlier than November 1, 2020.

Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) Training and Consulting Funds
DEADLINE: October 1, 2020
If you work with historical papers, photographs, newspapers, videos, audiotapes, or other archival materials, the SHRAB is making up to $2500 available to help your organization pay for training opportunities. The SHRAB is also interested in receiving applications for funds to hire an archival consultant. Such a consultant could advise your institution on how to arrange and preserve your collections, or digitize them, and make them available to the public.

Carol McMurry Library Endowment Grants to Libraries
DEADLINE: December 15, 2020
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 in June and December. Contact Brian Greene, WSL Library Development Manager, with any questions at brian.greene@wyo.gov or (307) 777-6339.

Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program
DEADLINE: Ongoing
After pausing operations due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the D.U.C. Library Program is now accepting and shipping book orders. Thousands of free art books are 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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