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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.

To learn more about these grants, watch the recording of the October 19 NCompass Live webinar, NLC Grants for 2023 (1 hour, 25 minutes).


Continuing Education and Training Grants

Available Due Recipients Notified
September 16, 2022 November 18, 2022 December 16, 2022

Note: The first round of CE Grants will open in September 2022; applications will be accepted for CE activities to be completed before June 30, 2023. The second round of CE Grants will open in March 2023; applications will be accepted for CE activities that begin after July 1, 2023.

Grant Recipients Database


Internship Grants

Available Due Recipients Notified
September 16, 2022 November 18, 2022 December 16, 2022

Grant Recipients Database


Library Improvement Grants (Federal LSTA Funds)

Available Due Recipients Notified
September 16, 2022 November 18, 2022 December 16, 2022

Grant Recipients Database


Youth Grants for Excellence

Available Due Recipients Notified
September 16, 2022 November 18, 2022 December 16, 2022

Funds are available 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 Opportunities for Nebraska Libraries


For more information, contact Christa Porter.