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Apply Now: American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries

October 5, 2021
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APPLY NOW: ARP Humanities Grants
American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries. Illustration of people wearing masks against a light pink background.  American Library Association. National Endowment for the Humanities.

Up to 200 U.S. libraries of all types will receive $10,000 for pandemic recovery. Apply by December 2. 

ALA invites libraries to apply for funding through its American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries opportunity, a grantmaking program to deliver relief to libraries recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries. Illustration of people wearing masks against a light pink background.  American Library Association. National Endowment for the Humanities. With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, ALA will distribute $2 million to help anchor libraries as strong humanities institutions as they emerge and rebuild from the coronavirus pandemic. The purpose of this emergency relief program is to assist libraries that have been adversely affected by the pandemic and require support to restore and sustain their core activities.

Up to 200 U.S. libraries of all types (e.g., public, tribal, K-12, academic, special, prison) and representing a broad range of communities will receive $10,000 through a competitive, peer-reviewed application process. Register for a free webinar to learn about the application. 

ALA will accept applications from October 5 to December 2, 2021. Learn more and apply online.

Selected libraries will receive:

The general goals of this ARP opportunity include to help create or preserve jobs; support or maintain general operations; create or sustain humanities programs; and implement new humanities activities or sustain existing activities. Eligible expenses include salary and benefit support for library workers engaged in humanities activities; costs related to in-person or virtual humanities programming, such as book clubs and guest lectures; and marketing and advertising to support library humanities efforts.

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 13:30
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