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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, view the recording of the NCompass Live webinar, NLC Grants for 2022.


Continuing Education and Training Grants

Available Due Recipients Announced
October 4, 2021 January 14, 2022 February 4, 2022

Grant Recipients Database


Internship Grants

Available Due Recipients Announced
September 8, 2021 November 5, 2021 November 30, 2021

Grant Recipients Database


Library Improvement Grants (Federal LSTA Funds)

Available Due Recipients Announced (expected date)
August 19, 2021 October 7, 2021 November 19, 2021

Grant Recipients Database


Youth Grants for Excellence

Available Due Recipients Announced (expected date)
August 20, 2021 October 7, 2021 November 19, 2021

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.