ARPA Grants Overview
Watch this free informational webinar to learn more about these programs and determine whether they might meet the needs of your community.
Length: 1 hour
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ARPA Funding Opportunities
Three new competitive grant opportunities for Texas libraries made possible by emergency pandemic funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) are now accepting applications.
Please see the appropriate page for more information on each:
- Texas Supports Libraries (TSL) Grant Program is designed to help communities respond directly and immediately to the pandemic as well as to related economic and community needs through equitable approaches.
- Texas Telehealth Grant Program will award libraries with the equipment and resources needed to facilitate a telehealth project at their library facilities.
- Texas Digital Navigators Grant Program will help libraries develop and implement a unique Digital Navigator program to help close the digital divide in their communities.
Most awarded projects will run December 2021-August 2022.
Through their governing authority, accredited public libraries, local public library systems, libraries that are members of the TexShare Library Consortium, or non-profit organizations that are applying on behalf of accredited libraries and/or TexShare members, are eligible to apply for funds.
Public library applicants must be accredited by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for the fiscal year in which the grant contracts are issued.
There is no requirement for cost sharing, matching funds, or cost participation with these grant program.
Applicants may apply and receive awards for more than one ARPA grant program.
Please email the Grants Administrator with any quesitons regarding eligibility at email@example.com.
About the TSLAC ARPA Grant Programs
Funding is provided by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
View the Recording of the recent 9/1 webinar to learn more about these programs and determine whether they might meet the needs of your community.