[Michlib-l] Grant Opportunity from Google and PLA for Entrepreneurship in Libraries

Shannon White - Library of Michigan whites29 at michigan.gov
Fri Dec 6 09:24:37 EST 2019

December 13 is the deadline for this grant opportunity.

The Opportunity

ALA is accepting grant proposals from public libraries with a documented history of providing services for small business and/or entrepreneurs for low-income and/or underrepresented groups in their communities. ALA anticipates individual awards to range from $50,000 to $150,000.

Participation and Expectations

Selected libraries and staff will be expected to:

  *   Develop and/or extend small business and/or entrepreneur programs that focus on low-income and/or underrepresented groups
  *   Make a commitment to focusing on these populations as the core objective of the initiative
  *   Collect and report participant data to measure initiative outcomes in collaboration with the project team
  *   Participate in a peer learning network among participating libraries
  *   Collaborate with participating libraries and the project team to develop and implement a strategy to share learnings from the initiative with non-participating libraries
  *   Lead and/or facilitate opportunities to mentor non-participating libraries through the peer network

How to apply and much more information here: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/workforce/grant

Shannon White
Library Development Manager
Library of Michigan
702 W. Kalamazoo, Lansing, MI 48909
517.335.1507, whites29 at michigan.gov<mailto:Whites29 at michigan.gov>

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