Large Competitive LSTA grants are now open for federal fiscal year 2017 (October 2017 through September 2018).
The LSTA Coordinator will be hosting training on April 6, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm and we will provide individual assistance to libraries from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. This training will cover the step by step process of filling out the application for the Large Competitive Grant along with answering any questions you may have about applying for these funds. The training session will be held here at the State Library in the Piedmont Conference Room. If you plan to attend (or will be sending a representative from your library) please email Monique Walker at email@example.com or call (803) 734-0436 to confirm your attendance.
Grants of Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds are available for public libraries across South Carolina. Reimbursement of related expenses is available for programs that allow libraries to develop, expand, deliver, or promote services and programs that are related to the six federal purposes.*
* The six Federal purposes as outlined in LSTA (20 U.S.C. 9141) are: