June 08, 2005
LSTA Grants for 2005-2006 Announced
Start thinking about applying for a LSTA Grant
(Library Services and Technology Act). LSTA grants are
administered by IMLS for Illinois libraries in areas such as
enhancing collections, fostering stronger community
relationships, developing digital imaging projects and
implementing new library programs and initiatives. The grants
are available to academic, school, public and special
libraries in the following categories: Creative Use of
Libraries, Libraries Leading the Way Through Partnerships,
Digital Imaging, and Weed and Feed.
DEADLINE FOR LETTER OF INTENT: A Letter of Intent is required
of every applicant. The deadline for the Letter of Intent is
4:30 pm on June 1, 2005.
DEADLINE FOR FULL APPLICATION: The full application is due no
later than 4:30 pm on June 17, 2005.
Funded grants will begin activities on October 1, 2005 and end
on June 30, 2006.