The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announces the availability of application guidelines for the “Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums” project, funded jointly by IMLS and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. This funding initiative is part of President Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign, a nationwide effort to bring American students [...]
District Grants Available from Verizon; Deadline September 1st “Verizon Foundation Offers $100,000 in Literacy, Internet Safety Grants to Pennsylvania District Library Center Organizations: Grants of up to $10,000 Each to Be Awarded to Organizations That Develop Innovative Programs Using Verizon Thinkfinity.org Resources,” Wall Street Journal July 20, 2011 MarketWatch.com.
The Office of Commonwealth Libraries is pleased to announce the opportunity for municipalities to apply for Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund Grants on behalf of public libraries. Applications for these 2011 grants are now being accepted. Grant funds are available to pay no more than 50 percent of project costs. The maximum grant award [...]
The deadline for this National Endowment for the Humanities grant application is September 27th. Proposals should be for the planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in any area of the humanities. Proposals may involve: research that brings new approaches or documents best practices in the study of the digital humanities; planning and developing prototypes [...]
IMLS Releases Grant Guidelines for Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announces the availability of application guidelines for the “Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums” project, funded jointly by IMLS and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. This funding initiative is part of President Obama’s [...]
Grants are offered for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. The foundation offers grants up to $2000. This year’s remaining deadline is August 15th. Learn more
The Foundation is now accepting proposals for children’s music education programs, especially programs that encourage creative expression in any musical form. Mockingbird encourages applications associated with diverse or unusual musical styles, genres, forms, and philosophies. Mockingbird is particularly (though not exclusively) interested in programs that benefit disenfranchised groups, including those with low skill levels, income, or [...]