IMLS Opens Call for Applications: National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants

IMLS Opens Call for Applications: National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century  Librarian Grants
The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is now accepting applications for the second cycle of the FY 2018 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). Applicants have until Feb. 1, 2018, to submit their two-page preliminary proposals. If approved, they will be invited to submit the full proposal by ...

Edge Technology Grants are Back!

Library Development invites you to apply for our 2017-18 EZ Edge Technology Program Grants.  The State Library is offering this funding in support of libraries who complete the Edge Assessment by January 26, 2017 and submit a 2017-2018 Action Plan by March 9, 2017. Who Is Eligible? Public libraries that meet eligibility requirements for the ...

FY2018-19 LSTA Grant Opportunities Announced

The State Library of North Carolina is pleased to announce the LSTA Grant Opportunities for 2018-2019. Libraries are invited to apply for funding that supports a new or improved program or service that will solve a specific problem or meet an identified need of the library’s current or potential users. This competitive grant program allows ...

NC Digital Heritage Center Quarterly Report: April-June 2017

NC Digital Heritage Center Quarterly Report: April-June 2017
The State Library of NC is a proud supporter of NC Digital Heritage Center.  The NC Digital Heritage Center is supported in part by LSTA grants made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

State-Library Sponsored Conference Scholarships

The State Library of North Carolina is offering a scholarship program for library staff to attend the ARSL Conference (September 6-9 in St. George, Utah) and NCLA Conference (October 17-20 in Winston-Salem, NC). Staff from public, academic, community college, and NCICU libraries are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Ten ($1,700) scholarships will be awarded ...

LSTA Recipients Announced!

LSTA Recipients Announced!
The State Library is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Library Services and Technology (LSTA) Award recipients! This year’s LSTA grants total over $2.3 million, and include 39 awards for local library projects that: advance literacy and lifelong learning; expand access to library resources and expertise; promote partnerships and collaboration; and digitize materials important to the ...

Hurricane Matthew Relief

The State Library wants to help those libraries still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in the 49 counties identified by FEMA. We’ve developed a modified EZ Grant program to help replace items available to the public (such as library books, computers, furnishings, etc.) that were destroyed as a result of Hurricane Matthew AND that are not ...

LSTA Grant Announcement 1

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is implementing a new online Grants Management System (GMS). This system has been developed by the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and should provide benefits for grant applicants as well as grant-making agencies. The State Library will be using this new system for its 2017 LSTA grant program. If ...

2017-18 LSTA Grant Opportunities Announced

2017-18 LSTA Grant Opportunities Announced
The State Library of North Carolina is pleased to announce the LSTA Grant Opportunities for 2017-2018. Libraries are invited to apply for funding that supports a program or service idea that will solve a specific problem or meet an identified need of the library’s current or future users. EZ Grants are for single year projects. The ...

New LSTA Reporting Webinar

Were you recently awarded an LSTA grant or thinking about applying for one in the future?  Check out this webinar explaining changes in grant project reporting.  Depending on your project activities, you may be required to collect survey data from participants.  See our website for more information. Once the webinar starts: To see the list ...