The Illinois State Library is currently offering the Expanding Digital Inclusion: Transforming Library Services grant which provides funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021.
- Support libraries as services are modified in response to and recovery from the pandemic, with a specific focus on devices and technology that circulate to help bridge the technology gap and meet patrons' needs.
In order to assist libraries in providing devices and technology such as Wi-Fi hotspots, laptops, web cameras, and other items, public, school, academic, and special libraries may apply for $5,000 to $30,000. The grant will be paid as a reimbursement.
Due Date: August 15, 2021