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Texas Reads Grant

The Texas Reads Grant funds public library programs to promote reading and literacy within local communities. Programs may include, but are not limited to book talks; English literacy classes; author visits; book clubs or discussion groups; Día (El Día de los niños/El día de los libros; Born-to-Read or Every Child Ready to Read programs; One Book, One Community programs; or programs to enhance summer reading club activities.

FY22 Texas Reads Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity

DRAFT TEMPLATE - Texas Reads Grant 

 

TexTreasures Grant

TexTreasures are grants designed to help libraries make their special collections more accessible for the people of Texas and beyond. Activities considered for possible funding include: 

  • digitization
  • microfilming
  • cataloging

There are two options for funding under the TexTreasures program. TexTreasures Basic is designed for small libraries with little or no experience with digitization. TexTreasures Original support libraries seeking to provide access to collections of statewide interest and greater complexity.

         

FY22 TexTreasures Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity

DRAFT TEMPLATE - TexTreasures Grant

 

Special Projects Grant

The Special Project Grant program provides funds for programs that expand library services to include all members of the library's community. It enables libraries to develop programs for populations with special needs or those having difficulty using the library. Programs focusing on community engagement or involving collaboration with other community organizations are strongly encouraged.

FY22 Special Projects Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity

DRAFT TEMPLATE - Special Projects Grant

 

Regional ILS Collaborative Grant

This grant program provides funds for programs that establish or enhance cooperative services among libraries that are members of the TexShare Library Consortium or the Texas Library System, or these libraries and community organizations. Programs must emphasize improved services by the participating entities to their customers and be designed as a multi-year cooperative program.

         FY22 Regional ILS Collbarative Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity

DRAFT TEMPLATE - Regional ILS Collaborative Grant 

 

Library Grantsmanship Academy

The Library Grantsmanship Academy is a program to educate and prepare local library staff to research, write, and manage grants to support local library programming. This project-based training program will  enable library staff more time, guidance, and individualized attention to support the grant writing and grant management processes.  Each selected library will build on what they’ve learned through the training by writing and submitting an eligible grant proposal to TSLAC requesting up to $25,000 to implement the proposed program.

 

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Bethany Wilson
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