Competitive Grants - up to $75,000
Planning/Assessment Grants - up to $50,000
CE Grants and Stipends (aka Travel to Training)
Subgrants must advance one of the four goals identified in Nevada's LSTA 5 Year Plan, 2023-2027.
LSTA grant opportunities are available to all eligible Nevada libraries.
To be eligible to receive LSTA funds, all applicant libraries, library consortia, and library organizations must certify to the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records (NSLAPR) that they meet the following applicable eligibility criteria:
The applicant or participating library must also meet the following requirements:
These criteria were approved by the Nevada State Council on Libraries and Literacy in May 2008 and realigned for clarity in January 2023.
|02/03/23||Announcement of LSTA grant program||All|
|03/03/23||Proposals due (mandatory)||Competitive|
|03/07-03/09/23||Proposal phone calls (optional)||Competitive|
|03/22/23||Proposal decisions to applicants||Competitive|
|03/24/23||Application webinar (mandatory)||Competitive|
|04/14/23||Application 1st Draft due (optional)||Competitive|
|05/15/23||Full Applications due||Competitive, Cycle 1 Mini, Planning|
|05/15-Early June||LSTA Review Panel: review, scoring, meeting, and funding recommendations to NSLAPR||Competitive, Cycle 1 Mini, Planning|
|June 2023||Funding Recommendations and Awards||Competitive, Cycle 1 Mini, Planning|
|07/01/23||2023 LSTA Projects begin||Competitive, Cycle 1 Mini, Planning|
|11/15/23||Cycle 2 applications due||Cycle 2 Mini, Planning|
|11/15-Early December, 2023||LSTA Review Panel: review, scoring, meeting, and funding recommendations to NSLAPR||Cycle 2 Mini, Planning|
|December 2023||Funding Recommendations and Awards||Cycle 2 Mini, Planning|
|01/01/24||Cycle 2 projects begin||Cycle 2 Mini, Planning|
|01/31/24||Mid Year report due||Competitive, Cycle 1 Mini & Planning|
|08/31/24||2023 LSTA projects end||All|
|09/15/24||Reimbursements Requests: Final day to request reimbursements. Contact LSTA Coordinator immediately if you will not be able to meet this deadline.||All|
|10/31/24||Final Reports due||All|
*Refer to your Grant-In-Aid (GIA) agreement for your required and reports and their due dates.
|Applications available||March 2023|
|Funding notification||Approximately 1 -2 weeks after submission.|
|Final evaluation due||2 months after project end date|
|Reimbursement requests due||2 month after project end date|
Please contact the LSTA Coordinator if you have questions about CE deadlines or would like to request an extension. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.
Copies of forms that must be uploaded with applications in the Community Grants Portal (forms are also available within the application itself).