National Library Leadership Grants, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programs Now Accepting Applications

From Institute of Museum and Library Services:

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting fiscal year 2023 proposals for National Library Leadership Grants (NLG-L)and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) .

Applicants have until September 21, 2022 to submit their two-page preliminary proposals.

The National Leadership Grants for Libraries program supports high-impact projects that address critical needs in the library and archive fields and have the potential to advance practice in these professions to strengthen library and archive services for the American public. Successful proposals will generate outputs such as new models, tools, research findings, services, practices or alliances that will be widely used, adapted, scaled or replicated to extend and leverage the benefits federal investment.

The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program supports high-impact projects that develop a diverse workforce of librarians and archivists, to better meet the information needs of the communities served. Program objectives include recruiting, training, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce of library and archive professionals; develop faculty, library and archive leaders by increasing the institutional capacity of libraries, archives and graduate programs related to library and information science; and improve the training and professional development of the library and archive workforce to meet the needs of their communities.

Applicants should carefully review funding opportunity notices and contact the IMLS staff members listed on theNLG-L andLB21web pages with all questions. A free, on-demand informational webinar is available on the IMLS website.

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