The Colorado State Library has announced competitive grants for fiscal year 2011-2012 through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) program, designed to distribute federal funds to eligible school, public, academic or special libraries. Total amount awarded during this funding period will be approximately $300,000.
For the purpose of this grant, libraries must meet the following LSTA 5-year plan goal: “Colorado students and adult learners receive services from libraries and librarians that support educational achievement and lifelong learning”
Library-related projects should focus on activities in any of the following areas:
1) providing services that support educational achievement and lifelong learning;
2) providing educational resources in a variety of formats in all types of libraries for individuals of all ages;
3) expanding services for learning while providing access to information.
Extra consideration will be given to projects that develop partnerships with other agencies and/or community organizations.
For additional information: http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdelib/LSTA/
Jean Marie Heilig
Fiscal Officer, LSTA Grant Coordinator
Colorado State Library
Colorado Department of Education
201 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
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