2020 Improving Your Library’s Accessibility Mini Grants

Source: Inclusive Services Assessment and Guide for Wisconsin Libraries produced by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Libraries that have sent at least one staff person to the Improving Your Library’s Accessibility workshop on March 12, 2020 at Menomonee Falls Public Library are eligible to submit a mini grant proposal to improve a library building, space, program or service incorporating what you learned. Each eligible library application may request funds up to $975. 

This project is supported by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction by the federal Institute of Libraries and Museum Services (IMLS). 

Resources that will help you with your library’s project

Online application form
Need to know what expenses are allowable and not allowable? find out at the WI DPI LSTA web page at https://dpi.wi.gov/pld/lsta/faq#Allowable

All submissions must be received by Monday, April 27, 2020  Friday, May 15, 2020
All applicants will be notified of acceptance within 1 week of receipt. 
Mini grant recipients must submit their reimbursements for expenses by Friday, June 12, 2020
Mini grant recipients must submit a report on their project by Friday, July 10, 2020 

All reimbursement forms for expenditures and reports for mini grant recipients need be submitted to Laurie Freund (ljfreund@bridgeslibrarysystem.org), Bridges Library System.  

Questions? Contact Laurie Freund, mini grant coordinator (ljfreund@bridgeslibrarysystem.org)

Funding for mini grants is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services in the form of Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction.