Civic Switchboard Connecting Libraries and Community Information Networks 2020 Field Projects - Due February 17, 2020 8 PM EST
Dollar General Literacy Grants - Due February 20, 2020 10 PM CST
(see below for more information)
- Wells Fargo Georgia Grants - Due Ongoing - Next Date February 1, 2020
Focused on strengthening communities in Georgia. Different regions will have different focuses. Funder contacts are assigned by region and available for inquiries about the grant and your potential proposal. Applications should be programmatic in nature, with technology making up a portion of the proposal. If interested, please reach out in advance to see if your proposal is a good fit. After speaking with the North Georgia contact, they are looking for specific types of projects and prefer to review proposal ideas before applying.
- **NEW** Civic Switchboard Connecting Libraries and Community Information Networks 2020 Field Projects - Due February 17, 2020 8 PM EST
Funder will be awarding six projects at $9,000 each, as well as $2,000 stipend to support travel expenses and lodging for a workshop in Pittsburgh, PA on May 15th, 2020. Applications should focus on increasing your library’s role as a key participant in your civic data ecosystem, such as providing training on data literacy or increasing access to local archives. More examples of this type of project can be found on the grant website. The funder will be hosting a information webinar on January 21, 2020 3:30PM - 4:30 PM EST. The webinar will cover criteria for grant applications and answer questions from participants. If interested, please reach out in advance to see if your proposal is a good fit.
- **NEW** Dollar General Literacy Grants - Due February 20, 2020 10 PM CST
Focused on literacy in Georgia. Grants available for adult literacy ($10,000), family literacy ($10,000), and summer reading ($3,000) programs (youth literacy opens later in spring). Applications should be programmatic in nature, with technology making up a portion of the proposal. You may need your FSCSKEY (or FSCS ID) number from IMLS: https://www.imls.gov/labs/search-compare/index. It will be the identifier next to your organization name in the search (i.e. GA1234). Login in to the online application for application requirements and grant contact information. The application process looks much easier for public libraries this year!
- Georgia-Pacific (GP) Foundation 4 E's Grant - Due Ongoing
Focused on programs in the four areas of education, environment, enrichment, and entrepreneurship. Applicants must be in a 30 mile radius of a GP community. Applications should be programmatic in nature, with technology making up a portion of the proposal. FAQs with important grant details are available here.
We are happy to provide assistance in any phase of the process, from brainstorming ideas to reviewing applications to guidance on grant reporting.
- American Library Association H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant - Due February 1, 2020
- Georgia Council for the Arts Project Grants - Due February 5, 2020 11:59 PM EST
- **NEW** American Library Association Pat Caterette Professional Development Grant - Due February 15, 2020
- The Lawrence Family Foundation Human Services, Disaster Relief, and Environment Grants - Due April 30, 2020 23:59:59 PM CST
- Jackson EMC Foundation Education and Literacy Programs Support Grants - Due Ongoing
- Library of Congress Surplus Books Program (In-Kind Donations) - Due Ongoing
- Poets & Writers Readings & Workshops Grants - Due Ongoing (at least 8 weeks before event)