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LSTA literacy and building grant information can be found here. For more information please contact Christine Gauvreau at Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org
Connecticut PEG Grant
PEG (Proficiency Enhancement Grants)
PEG provides funding to help members of the Connecticut Library Association improve their knowledge and skills. PEG funds some expenses for continuing education programs, workshops, seminars, courses, institutes, and other activities.
Must be a CLA Member
Yearly Grant Opportunities
Game On! Grants
Through the new Game On! grants $500.00 will be available to be awarded either as one grant of $500 or two of $250 each to assist a library or libraries in developing gaming programs or collections for their communities. Deadline March 1. For more information or assistance please contact Jennifer Bartlett at email@example.com
Libraries Ready to Code: Digital Learning Day
Up to 290 eligible libraries will be selected to deliver at least 4 sessions throughout the programming they develop (e.g., drop in, multiple sessions, a spring break camp, or weekend workshop) that prepares learners of all ages to use technology tools. Deadline February 14
Inclusive Internship Initiative
The Public Library Association’s Inclusive Internship Initiative (III) offers paid, summer-long internships to high school students at their local public library. Deadline February 3
Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant
"The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, dedicated to supporting arts and literacy programs in public schools and libraries across the country, is encouraging qualifying educators to apply for an Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant now! Applications are being accepted and the deadline for submissions is March 31, 2020.
Approximately 70 grants, up to $500 each, will be awarded to teachers and librarians in public schools and libraries whose proposals reflect an imaginative approach to experiential learning. Decisions will be emailed to all applicants in May, allowing educators to plan for the next academic year."
Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Youth Literacy Grants – apply by 10:00 pm CST on May 21, 2020
o For providing literacy assistance in one of the following areas:
Implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs
Purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives
Purchasing books, materials, or software for literacy programs
o Maximum grant amount: $4,000
Snapdragon Book Foundation
Each year, we fund worthy projects in PreK-12 schools across the country. Learn about eligibility, the timeline for applying and projects funded in the past.
Applications for 2021 will be available via the website in November.
Teachers: Get the Grant
Tips on scoring cash to fill your classroom needs, without spending a dime.
Children and YA Consultant
This project is funded by the State of Connecticut and the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library. And by the Connecticut State Library
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