Library of Michigan
The Library of Michigan supports statewide initiatives and competitive grant programs for libraries with federal funds received under the Museum and Library Services Act of 2010.
The Institute for Museum and Library Services, an independent federal agency, provides funds to State Library Administrative Agencies to improve and support library, museum and information services. The legislation outlines the following broad priorities, excerpted below:
The Library of Michigan provides a range of services and programs to public, academic and school libraries and librarians as well as Michigan residents. The Collaborative Library Services and the Public Library Services grant programs are open as well as our new Improving Access to Information grant program. Mark your calendars for the grant program webinars! Register at www.michigan.gov/ceevents in the View the List of Upcoming Events section. The dates are listed below.
2019 Grant program webinars:
2018 LSTA Program Reports:
2019-2020 Collaborative Library Services Grants
The Collaborative Library Services Grant program timeline has changed. An Intent to File form is due January 31, 2019 February 4, 2019 and the application is due May 31, 2019. With the new program timeline, the grant awards will be made in summer 2019 and awarded grants will begin Oct. 1, 2019. The program documentation and Intent to File link are in the Collaborative Library Services grant section.
2019-2020 Improving Access to Information Grants
The new Improving Access to Information Grants are now available. The application is due May 31, 2019 and the grant awards will be made in summer 2019. Awarded grants will begin Oct. 1, 2019. The program documentation and the application link are in the Improving Access to Information grant section.
2019 Public Library Services Grants
The Public Library Services Grant awards will be made in spring 2019. The application is due March 8th and awards will be made in April for grants that happen from mid-April through September 30, 2019. The program documentation and application link are in the Public Library Services grant section.
Previous Grant Programs
Find previous annual reports, fact sheets and Five-Year Plans for Library Services & Technology Act funds here.
Additional federal, state and private funding resources and services for libraries, both large and small.