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2023 LSTA

About CE

  • Funding Level: up to $1,500 per person per event (International travel not allowed)
  • Total Available Funding: ~$30,000
  • Funding Period: CE Activities occurring July 1, 2023-July 5, 2024
  • Funding Priority: Continuing Education/ Professional Development
  • Application deadlines:
    • Virtual: 2 weeks before CE event
    • In-person: 2 weeks before CE Event
    • In-person + airfare: 2 months before the CE event

Evaluation Rubrics

Library CE Subgrants Overview

How to Participate as a LIBRARY:

In this option, the employing LIBRARY ORGANIZATION will be awarded an LSTA grant, will pay all expenses, and be reimbursed for actual expenditures.

  1. Read the 2023 LSTA Continuing Education (CE) Grant for Libraries Template and Instructions
  2. Submit the 2023 LSTA Continuing Education (CE) Grant for Libraries application online, prior to the appropriate deadline, through the COMMUNITY GRANTS PORTAL 
  3. Award notifications and funding recommendations will be sent to applicant libraries as soon as possible.
    • Prior to finalization of the award, successful applicants must: 
      • Respond to funding recommendations.
      • Submit a complete set of Required Signature Documents (NSLAPR requires one set per library per federal year).

Library CE Subgrant Application Portal

Individual CE Stipend Overview

How to Participate as an INDIVIDUAL:

In this option, individuals apply. The individual will pay all CE expenses and be reimbursed by NSLAPR for actual expenditures. Applications will NOT be submitted through the portal, but through this APPLICATION form.


  1. All applicants must have employer permission to participate in the CE activity.
  2. All applicants must be employed by an eligible Nevada Library.
  3. All applicants must register with the State of Nevada as a vendor in order to receive reimbursement payments. 


Individual CE Stipend Application