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2019 LSTA Regular Grants

General Information for 2019 LSTA Regular Grants

  • The Utah State Library will award up to $250,000 in total grant funds during the 2019 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 2019 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

September 4, 2018
Letter of Intent Submissions Open
September 12, 2018
Letter of Intent Training Webinar – View Webinar
October 15, 2018
Letters of Intent Due
October 29, 2018
Regular LSTA Grant Application Opens
Webinar Training on the application
Webinar Training on the application
December 14, 2018
Application Closes at 12 pm MST
February 1, 2019
LSTA Grant funded projects announced
February 18, 2019
Signed Contracts due
February 18, 2019
Regular LSTA grant projects start-funding available
April 1, 2019
1st Interim Report Due
June 14, 2019
2nd Interim Report Due
August 1, 2019
Last day to spend 2018 LSTA funds
October 15, 2019
Final Report for 2019 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 April 1, 2019 and June 14, 2019

LSTA Regular Final Report Due on October 15, 2019 .  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