Institute of Museum and Library Services: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
Deadline: September 24, 2021 (preliminary proposal); Invited proposals due March 25, 2022
Amount: $50,000 to $1 million
Match: Yes (implementation grants only). No cost-share required for planning, forum or applied research grants – See guidelines for details
Eligibility: Local government or nonprofit organization that is either a public library, public school library, college, research library or IHE library
The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports the development of a diverse workforce of librarians and archivists in order to meet the information needs of their communities by enhancing the training and professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and information leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals.