CAP Grant Requirements

Grant Overview

Grant Requirements



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For more information or questions about the CAP Grant application process, please contact:

TSLAC Grants Team





The following entities are eligible to apply for funds through their governing authority: 

  • Accredited public libraries, 
  • Local public library systems, 
  • Libraries that are members of the TexShare Library Consortium, 
  • Non-profit organizations that are applying on behalf of accredited libraries and/or TexShare members. 

Additionally, interested applicants must serve a population of 60,000 persons or less to qualify for this grant opportunity.

An applicant that is a non-profit organization is eligible only if the organization’s organizational charter, operating guidelines, or mission statement includes providing direct support for affiliated library activities and goals as a defined objective. 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. 

Eligible entities may only submit one application for consideration under the Community Advancement Packages Grant Program. Applicants may apply for up to two Community Advancement Packages on the same application form.

Please email the TSLAC Grants Team with any questions regarding eligibility at



This grant program will fund costs for items specified in package descriptions located in Part A of the TSLAC CAP Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity. Modifications are permitted with TSLAC permission. Contact to request permission to purchase an item that falls within package scope but is not included in package list. Purchased items must be tangible. Intangible items such as salaries, subscriptions, services, support costs, etc. are not eligible for funding.  

There is no requirement for cost sharing, matching funds, or cost participation with this grant program. 

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