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2018 LSTA Regular Grants

General Information for 2018 LSTA Regular Grants

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  • The Utah State Library will award up to $250,000 in total grant funds during the 2018 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 2018-2022

Deadlines and Timetable for 2018 LSTA Regular Grants

January 1, 2018
Letter of Intent Submissions Open
January 11, 2018
Letter of Intent Training Webinar – View Archived Webinar
February 1, 2018
Letters of Intent Due
February 15, 2018
Regular LSTA Grant Application Opens
March 1, 2018
Webinar Training on the application
March 6, 2018
Webinar Training on the application
March 7, 2018
In-Person Training at the Beaver Public Library
March 30, 2018
Application Closes at 12 pm MST
April 30, 2018
LSTA Grant funded projects announced
June 1, 2018
Signed MOAs due
June 1, 2018
Regular LSTA grant projects start-funding available
July 15, 2018
Interim Reports Due
August 30, 2018
Last day to spend 2017 LSTA funds
October 20, 2018
Final Report for 2018 LSTA Regular Grant projects due

LSTA Regular Grant Resources

Salary and Wage Reimbursement Criteria

Salary & Wages Time Sheet Example

Request for Advancement of Funds

Request for Reimbursement of Funds

Required Reports

Interim Reports due on July 15, 2018

LSTA Regular Final Report Due on October 20, 2018. Contact Rachel Cook for assistance.

For more information or assistance contact:

Rachel Cook
Phone Number (801) 715-6722 or (800) 662-9150 (Utah toll-free)
Email address rcook@utah.gov