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The State Library has allocated $28,000 for small grants to public libraries and tribal entities in Oregon to assist them in practically serving teens at their point of need.
Those applying are encouraged to consider:
Please note, this is not CARES ACT or ARPA funding. These grants are from FY2020 LSTA funds initially allocated to the YALSA IMLS Transforming Teen Services project, which has mostly moved online due to the ongoing pandemic.
ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS
Any Oregon public library that is a Ready to Read recipient, as well as any Oregon tribal entity, is entitled to apply.
Grant recipients will be required to:
ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES & EXPENDITURES
Applicants can request $1,000, $2,000, or $3,000. Funds can be spent on any material/programs/services directed to teens. Projects could include, but are not limited to:
These costs are NOT allowed:
This is not an exhaustive list; see our Allowable Cost Guide for more details.
TIMELINE & APPLICATION PROCESS
All applicants must apply through the State Library of Oregon’s online grants portal.
In evaluating applications, we will use the following rubric: