Grant Opportunities



Graphic reads GRANT ALERT with image of megaphoneWyoming Arts Council Community Support Grants
DEADLINE: April 15, 2022
The Community Support Grant offers operating and/or project support, as well as arts learning support for organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Grant funding is available for programs and services that take place between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023. An organization is eligible to receive up to $7,000 in operating and/or project support and up to $3,000 in arts learning support for a total of up to $10,000 in grant funding.

Kubota’s Hometown Proud Community Revitalization Grants
DEADLINE: April 15, 2022
In honor of its 50th anniversary in the United States, Kubota will award five grants of $100,000 each to revitalize or refresh community spaces. Also, new this year, each of the five grant winners will have a chance at an additional $100,000 Kubota Community Choice Award selected by public vote this summer. To be considered, all grant submissions must be entered by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status organization or a city, town, or other municipality.
The nominated project must be within a 50-mile radius of an authorized Kubota dealer to qualify.

ALA COVID Library Relief Fund
DEADLINE: April 21, 2022
The American Library Association (ALA) will make available emergency relief grants of $20,000 to more than 75 libraries this year that have experienced substantial economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. These funds are intended to bolster library operations and services including broadening technology access, developing collections, providing digital instruction, staffing, and expanding outreach, as well as maintaining and amplifying existing service strategies or adding new ones to extend impact through the end of 2022.

2022 EBSCO Solar Library Grants
Deadline: April 29, 2022
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is accepting applications for grants that will fund solar installations at libraries around the world. $300,000 in grants are available to libraries looking to fund a solar project to reduce electricity costs. All academic, school and public libraries that are current EBSCO customers are eligible to apply. EBSCO will pay for the initial installation through the grant. The library, town, or college will own the system and will be responsible for all post-installation/ongoing maintenance of the solar array.

Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) Conference Scholarships
OPENS: April 5, 2022
DEADLINE: May 3, 2022
Several competitive scholarships are available to support attendance at the 2022 ARSL conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from September 14-17. One student scholarship includes a year’s ARSL membership; all others are limited to ARSL members. Conference theme is “Connecting at the Crossroads: On Track to Real Change.”

Emergency Connectivity Fund
OPENS: April 28, 2022
DEADLINE: May 13, 2022
For eligible schools and libraries, the ECF Program will cover reasonable costs of laptop and tablet computers; Wi-Fi hotspots; modems; routers; and broadband connectivity purchases for off-campus use by students, school staff, and library patrons. NOTE: Organizations must be registered on SAM, which can take up to 20 days for to become active. Apply as soon as possible at www.sam.gov. See the ECF toolkit for more instructions on Preparing to Apply for the ECF Program.

Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) Grants
DEADLINE: May 31, 2022
The Wyoming SHRAB offers awards of up to $2,500 to Wyoming cultural heritage organizations for projects to process, preserve, and provide increased access to historical records. Three categories are funded: training, consulting services, and special projects. The grants are available for the period of July 1, 2022 thru July 31, 2023 and are provided through the Wyoming SHRAB by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Carol McMurry Library Endowment Individual Grants for Continuing Education
DEADLINE: May 31, 2022
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, 2022, for continuing education events starting no earlier than July 1, 2022.

Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Community Improvement Grants
DEADLINE: June 15, 2022
The foundation will award grants of up to $10,000 (with most ranging between $2,000 and $5,000) in support of proposals in support of community enhancement, including libraries. Projects will be supported that have a bearing on communities served by Rocky Mountain Power or Pacific Power, including areas of Wyoming.

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