2010-2011 LSTA Grant Programs

Grants Overview

The Overviews include a list of grant programs available for 2010-2011, a list of libraries eligible for each program, and a timeline for 2010-2011 grant programs. Guidelines for each program provide more complete information.


Report forms due September 30, 2011 


Applications and Guidelines

General information and provisions for all LSTA 2010-2011 grant programs

Mid-Year EZ Planning Grant - Submission Deadline: November 2, 2010

  • EZ GRANTS - Applications Due: February 18, 2010 (No Letter of Intent Required)
    • Basic Equipment Grant - Guidelines and Application (pdf ) (doc)
    • Planning Grant - Guidelines and Application (pdf) (doc)
    • School Library Collection Development Grant - Guidelines and Application (pdf) (doc)
    • Strengthening Public & Academic Library Collections Grant - Guidelines and Application (pdf) (doc)

PROJECT GRANTS - Applications Due: February 18, 2010 for approved LOIs only
(Letter of Intent (LOI) Required -
deadline is November 18, 2009)

    • Library Outreach Services Grant - Guidelines (pdf); Application (pdf) (doc)
    • NC ECHO Digitization Grant - Guidelines (pdf); Application (pdf) (doc)
    • Technology Grant - Guidelines (pdf); Application (pdf) (doc)
    • Letter of Intent Application (pdf). Due November 18, 2009
  • Announcement memorandum, September 16, 2009

Key Dates

Sept. 16, 2009

Posted: Guidelines and Letter of Intent application available for 2010-2011 Project Grants

Nov. 17, 2009 - Due Date

Letters of Intent (LOI) Due for 2010-11 Project grants

Dec. 17, 2009

- Approved LOIs notified and application forms provided
- 2010-11 EZ Grant packages posted

Feb. 18, 2010 - Due Date

Applications due for ALL 2010-11 grant categories

June 11, 2010

Awards announced for 2010-11 grants

Related Materials




  • Financial Factors describes statistical data used to determine a library's Ability to Pay and Local Effort 
  • Table 26, Annualized Curriculum and Continuing Education FTE from the Annual Statistical Report of the North Carolina Community College System

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