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Rural Libraries STEM Grant: Apply by May 15th

ImageThe "Pushing the Limits: A Reading, Viewing, Discussion Series for Rural Libraries" project is looking for 75 rural libraries to join a grant project funded by the National Science Foundation. This program extends the building blocks of science literacy to two new audiences: rural librarians and adults in the communities they serve.  The goal of Pushing the Limits is to:

3 Grants: Aid for Literacy Efforts, SLP, and Book Collections

  1. ImageAmerican Dream Starts @ Your Library Literacy Initiative

    Deadline: August 26, 2012
    Apply here: application form and details
    Grant amount: $5000 to $15,000
    Purpose of the grant: To help public libraries in Dollar General communities add or expand literacy services for adult English language learners.

Apply for a "Books for Children" Rural Libraries Grant

ImageTo qualify for a grant, a library needs to ...

  • serve a population under 10,000 (usually under 5,000)
  • be in a rural area (usually considered to be at least 30 miles from a city with a population over 40,000)
  • have a limited operating budget, and
  • have an active children's department

Application process:

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