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LSTA Grants

Manage your ARPA Grant

Congratulations on getting your project funded through the State Library of Oregon! Please refer to information below throughout your grant project. If you have questions, please contact us.

Key Dates

MOUs/Contracts issued (Projects may begin once signed documents are received by State Library) July 2021
Midterm reports due March 31, 2022
Final reports due August 31, 2022

Getting the funds

Small grants ($1,000 - $20,000): Funds will be distributed in advance.

  • The State Library will issue an MOU to your entity for signature.
  • Once the signed MOU is returned to the State Library, a check will be mailed to your entity.
  • In your final grant report, submit all supporting documentation (timesheets, invoices, receipts, etc.) verifying your purchases.

Large grants ($20,000 - $150,000): Funds will be distributed on a reimbursement basis. (Please contact us if this would pose a hardship.)

  • The State Library will issue a contract to your entity for signature.
  • Once the signed contract is returned to the State Library, you may begin project activities.
  • When you need reimbursement, submit a claim for payment. You will need to include all supporting documentation (timesheets, invoices, receipts, etc.).

Acknowledging your funding source

You must include this acknowledgment in all grant products, publications, announcements, and websites developed with ARPA funding (use either version - or both - depending on audience):

ENGLISH: This project was made possible in part by an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of Oregon.

ESPAÑOL: Este proyecto ha sido posible en parte gracias a una subvención del la Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense (ARPA) del Instituto de Servicios de Museos y Bibliotecas a través de la Ley de Servicios Bibliotecarios y Tecnológicos (LSTA), administrado por la Biblioteca Estatal de Oregón.

Making changes to your grant

If you find that you need to make changes to your project and/or budget...

  1. Contact us so we can discuss the changes. Please reach out early on so we can help you find good solutions!
  2. Depending on the nature of your request, we may ask you to submit a Grant Modification Request form.

Submitting reports

You are required to submit one midterm report. This report serves as a mechanism for the State Library to monitor the project's progress, and to help you find solutions should a significant roadblock come up for you.

You are also required to submit a final report. This report will ask for project outputs, so be sure to collect statistics and data during your project.

You can view and submit reports in the online grants portal (the same one you used to apply for a grant). Simply log in using the account you've already created.