CARES Grant Overview

Grant Overview

Grant Requirements



What is Digital Inclusion?



CARES Funding Opportunity

The TSLAC CARES Grant Program funds community needs identified by Texas libraries in areas of digital access and inclusion to include programs, training, and tools necessary to increase community access to vital digital technologies and services. Additionally, funds may be utilized for library initiatives that support prevention, preparation, and response to the COVID-19 emergency.

TSLAC CARES - Cycle 2 is now CLOSED for application

About the TSLAC CARES Grant Program

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is excited to announce the opening of the TSLAC CARES Grant Program application!  The goal of the grant program is to: 

  • Fund the expansion of digital access in areas of Texas where such access is lacking, including the purchase of internet-enabled devices and provisions for technical support services in response to the disruption of schooling and other community services during the COVID-19 emergency.

  • Fund efforts that prevent, prepare for, and respond to situations arising from the COVID-19 emergency. 

Deadline: TSLAC CARES - Cycle 2 applications are due on Sunday, September 20, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. (CST).

Contact Information: If you have questions about the TSLAC CARES Grant Program or need assistance with the application process, please contact the Grants Administrator at This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to TSLAC under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.

Contact Information

Erica McCormick
Program Coordinator
Phone: 512-463-5527
800-252-9386 (toll free)
Fax: 512-936-2306 

Grants Administrator
Phone: 512-463-4856
800-252-9386 (toll free)
Fax: 512-936-2306 


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