Arizona State Library and Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
03/06/20 Postmarked and Electronic Receipt
Grants of up to $50,000 to Arizona public, academic, school, special, and tribal libraries to support a broad range of programs and services. Funding is intended to support new pilot projects, programs already in progress, and ongoing projects in the areas of information access, inclusive communities, informal education, and institutional improvements.
LSTA Subgrants include General Grants and Mini-Grants:
More information about Mini-Grants can be seen here: https://azlibrary.gov/sites/default/files/2020_lsta_guidelines.pdf#page=8.
LSTA grants are awarded for innovative ventures as well as for more traditional projects.
Examples of allowable costs include:
LSTA funds are primarily targeted for new projects that serve as models or pilots. Libraries may apply for subsequent phases of a project that is underway. Libraries may also apply for funding of an ongoing project if it reaches new audiences, incorporates new methodologies or significantly expands the reach of the project, throughout the project, not just as an add-on at the end.
GrantWatch ID#: 134756
General LSTA grants have no set minimums or maximums. The typical award ranges between $10,000 and $50,000.
Mini-Grants are funded with fixed amounts:
Information Access Mini-Grant:
-Collections And Programming (CAP): $4,000.
Informal Education Mini-Grant:
-Citizen Science: $3,000.
Inclusive Communities Mini-Grant:
Institutional Improvements Mini-Grant:
-Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending: $4,000
-Staff Development: s $4,000
2019 LSTA projects completed with funds fully encumbered by August 6, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions regarding Information Access Grants and the CAP mini-grant, contact:
Mary Villegas, Tribal and Technology Consultant
For questions regarding General Informal Education Grants, contact:
Donna Throckmorton, Library Services Consultant
For questions regarding General Inclusive Communities Grants and staff development mini-grants, contact:
Ann Marie Creegan
For questions regarding Citizen Science mini-grants, contact:
For questions regarding Law4AZ mini-grants, contact:
For questions regarding wi-fi hotspot lending mini-grants, contact:
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