Application: The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2019 (PDF 384KB) is now available.
Grant Amount: $10,000–$50,000
Grant Period: Two years
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
Cost Share Requirement: No cost sharing is required for APP.
Eligibility: See the Notice of Funding Opportunity for eligibility criteria for this program.
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|
We invite you to participate in a pre-application webinar to learn more about the initiative and ask questions.
- Tuesday, December 18, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
- Wednesday, January 9, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Learn more about accessing IMLS webinars at the bottom of the Webinars page of the IMLS website.