Application: FY 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity (PDF 399KB)
Grant Amount: $10,000–$50,000
Grant Period: Two years
Cost Share Requirement: None
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/or rural libraries and archives to serve their communities and to build grantee capacity through participation in a community of practice. 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.
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.
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|
If you have general questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grant Program Webinar: We invite you to watch a pre-application webinar to learn more about the program.
Learn more about accessing IMLS webinars at the bottom of the Events and Webinars page of the IMLS website.
*All grant programs are subject to the availability of funds and IMLS discretion.