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Nebraska Library Commission Grants Schedule

Nebraska Library Commission Grants: The Nebraska Library Commission awards grants to Nebraska libraries and library organizations according to the following schedule. These grants are financed with funding made available through the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature and through the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. Internship grants are funded through a partnership of Nebraska foundations.

For more information about these grants, watch the recording of the NCompass Live webinar, NLC Grants for 2020 (1 hour 10 minutes).


Continuing Education and Training Grants

Available Due Recipients Announced
August 1, 2019 Deadline extended! January 17, 2020 January 24, 2020

Grant Recipients Database


Internship Grants

Available Due Recipients Announced
August 7, 2019 October 16, 2019 November 1, 2019

Grant Recipients Database


Library Improvement Grants (Federal LSTA Funds)

Available Due Recipients Announced
August 12, 2019 November 13, 2019 December 1, 2019

Grant Recipients Database


Youth Grants for Excellence

Available Due Recipients Announced
August 7, 2019 September 30, 2019 November 8, 2019

Funds are available to accredited public libraries for innovative projects to serve children in public libraries. Children's librarians, young adult librarians, or librarians whose responsibilities include children's services are eligible to apply. Schools or other service agencies may be involved through collaborative planning and programming with public libraries.

Grant Recipients Database


Other Grant Resources from NebraskAccess.


For more information, contact Christa Porter.