By   12/03/2018
12/18/2018 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
February 25, 2019
Grant Info:

Application: The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2019 (PDF 384KB) is now available.
Grant Amount: $10,000–$50,000
Grant Period: Two years

Program Overview:
Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) is a special initiative of the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program. The goal of this initiative is to support projects that strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries and archives to serve their communities. IMLS invites applications that focus on the following topics:

  • transforming school library practice
  • community memory
  • digital inclusion

Cost Share Requirement: No cost sharing is required for APP.

Eligibility: See the Notice of Funding Opportunity for eligibility criteria for this program.

Program Contacts:
If you have questions, we encourage you to contact the staff member listed under the category that best fits your project:

Community Memory Digital Inclusion School Libraries
Sarah Fuller
Senior Program Officer (link sends e-mail)
James Neal
Senior Program Officer (link sends e-mail)
Tim Carrigan
Senior Program Officer (link sends e-mail)

We invite you to participate in a pre-application webinar to learn more about the initiative and as questions.

Learn more about accessing IMLS webinars at the bottom of the Webinars page of the IMLS website.