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Grants and Funding

Find information on grants offered by the Texas State Library, other funding resources including the E-rate program, and grant writing and grant management information.

TSLAC Grants

Resources for Grantees

Competitive Grants

The FY 2020 grant cycle is now OPEN. Application Deadline: March 8, 2019. Grants will be awarded August 2019.

The Texas State Library provides competitive grants to public and academic libraries to support innovative practices that enable libraries to develop programs for populations with special needs; promote cooperative services for learning and access to information; promote reading and literacy within local communities; provide seed money for new or innovative programs and services; and provide access to their special or unique holdings and to make information about these holdings available to library users across the state.

Library Grantmanship Academy Notice of Funding Opportunity (PDF)

Rebuilding Texas Libraries


Tex Treasures

Library Cooperation

Texas Reads


Special Projects

Other Grant Resources


E-rate is a federal program that provides discounts to public libraries (and schools) in the U.S. to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access.  Find out more about the application process, requirements and consulting services.

Grant Writing Resources

Resources for librarians in researching or writing grants, and in grant project development, including program evaluation.

Page last modified: April 4, 2019