spotlight on large tech grants

Program to help schools and libraries close the Homework Gab by providing funding for laptops, tablets, hotspots, modems, routers, and broadband connectivity for off-campus use by students, school staff, and library patrons in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Application process still being finalized. More details to come!

The IMLS American Rescue Plan grants program supports museum and library services in addressing community needs created or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and in assisting with recovery. Projects may continue, enhance, or expand existing programs and services, or they may launch new ones to address emergent needs and unexpected hardships. Grant application deadline - June 28, 2021.

The ALA COVID Library Relief Fund will assist public, school, academic, and tribal libraries across the United States and US Territories that are experiencing substantial economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has impacted their ability to serve their community, especially traditionally underserved populations. Grant application deadline - May 20, 2021.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 recognizes that the humanities sector is an essential component of economic and civic life in the United States. The Act appropriated supplemental funding to NEH to provide emergency relief to institutions and organizations working in the humanities that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Grant application deadline - May 14, 2021.