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2016 LSTA Regular Grants

General Information for 2016 LSTA Regular Grants

  • The Utah State Library will award up to $300,000 in total grant funds during the 2016 Regular LSTA Grant funding period on a competitive basis for library projects.
  • Available funds for projects will be awarded according to community benefit and innovation.
  • To determine eligibility, applicants are encouraged to review the Applicant Library Eligibility Criteria prior to applying.
  • Projects that request a significant portion of the available funds may be asked to reduce the size of the project prior to approval.
  • Applications will be peer reviewed and scored by representatives from Utah’s library community.
  • Successful proposals may be partially or fully funded. Not all requests may be funded.
  • Grant funds may not be used prior to the start date of the grant.
  • Grant projects must fit into at least one of the Goals stated in USL’s LSTA Five-Year Plan 2013-2017

Deadlines and Timetable for 2016 LSTA Regular Grants

April 14, 2016
Regular LSTA Grant application period opens
June 20, 2016
Regular LSTA Grant application period closes at Noon MST
July 20, 2016
Regular LSTA Grant funded projects announced
September 1, 2016
Signed Memorandum of Agreements due to Utah State Library
September 1, 2016
Regular LSTA grant projects start – Grant funding available
November 15, 2016
1st Interim Report due to Utah State Library
February 15, 2017
2nd Interim Report due to Utah State Library
May 15, 2017
3rd Interim Report due to Utah State Library
June 30, 2017
Last day to spend 2016 LSTA Regular Grant project funds
October 3, 2017
Final Report for 2016 LSTA Regular Grant projects due

LSTA Regular Grant Resources

Allowable Costs

Application Preview (for planning purposes only)

Definitions of Federal Assurance Terms

LSTA Grant Applications Step by Step Guide

Grant Administrative Guidelines

Grant Award Appeal Process

Partnership Statement

Salary and Wage Reimbursement Criteria

Salary & Wages Time Sheet Example

Request for Advancement of Funds

Request for Reimbursement of Funds


Due: November 15, 2016, February 15, 2017 and May 15, 2017

LSTA Regular Grant Project Final Report
Due: October 1, 2017

  • Contact Kari May for assistance

For more information or assistance contact:

Kari May
Phone Number (801) 715-6776 or (800) 662-9150 (Utah toll-free)
Email address kmay@utah.gov