The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office offers programming grants, traveling exhibitions and other resources for libraries of all types. Below is a list of current opportunities. To receive announcements about upcoming grants, subscribe to our electronic discussion lists.
- Libraries Transforming Communities: Models for Change Travel Stipends for Small/Rural Public Libraries: Public libraries that serve small and/or rural communities are invited to apply for a travel stipend to attend a one-day dialogue and deliberation pre-conference workshop at the 2018 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in New Orleans. Those interested in applying for a travel stipend should read the project guidelines and apply online by March 9, 2018.
- American Dream Literacy Initiative: Public libraries can receive $10,000 to expand services for adult English language learners or adults in need of basic education and workforce development. Up to 15 grants will be awarded. The grants are supported by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Read the project guidelines and apply online by Jan. 2, 2018.
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