It’s grants time once again! The following FY 2025 TSLAC Competitive Grant Programs will open for application on Monday, October 23, 2023. Grant opportunities include:
- TexTreasures: Makes special or unique collections more accessible to library users and researchers across Texas and beyond.
- Special Projects: Expands library services to all members of the community with specific emphasis on development of programs for populations with special needs or those having difficulty accessing library services.
- Regional ILS Cooperative: Provides electronic and other linkages between all types of libraries. Specifically supports the establishment of shared integrated library systems (ILS) between multiple library jurisdictions.
- Library Capacity: Expands the capacity of library staff to meet community needs through professional staff training and development opportunities.
*The Texas Reads grant opportunity is expected to open for application in early 2024.
Grant guidelines for each program, as well as specific information about the application process, past recipients, and additional resources are on the TSLAC Grants and Funding page. Applications will be due February 7, 2024.
Applicants are encouraged to register to attend a webinar, Applying for FY25 TSLAC Competitive Grants: What You Need to Know, on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. This webinar will provide useful information about funding priorities and the application process.