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Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries

February 25, 2019

Application: FY 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity (PDF 384KB)
Grant Amount: $10,000–$50,000
Grant Period: Two years
Cost Share Requirement: None

*NEW* FAQ: Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries
Looking for some guidance about the Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries initiative? Here are some answers to a few of our most frequently asked questions.

Program Overview:
Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) is a special initiative of the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program. The goal of this initiative is to support projects that strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries and archives to serve their communities. IMLS invites applications that focus on the following topics:

  • transforming school library practice
  • community memory
  • digital inclusion

Eligibility: See the Notice of Funding Opportunity for eligibility criteria for this program.

Program Contacts:
If you have questions, we encourage you to contact the staff member listed under the category that best fits your project:

Community Memory Digital Inclusion School Libraries

Sarah Fuller
Senior Program Officer

James Neal
Senior Program Officer

Tim Carrigan
Senior Program Officer

Webinars for potential applicants were held on December 18, 2018 and January 9, 2019. Slides and a recording are available for you to view.

You can also view a recording of this webinar on-demand.

To view all archived webinars, please click here.