2009 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries (LSL) grants
Resource Type: Scholarship/Grant
Here’s some information about the 2009 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries (LSL) grants.
Purpose of the Grant: Money awarded may be used for school library media centers on books, technology, professional development, and expanding access (like weekend hours). http://www.ed.gov/programs/lsl/index.html
1st Eligibility Requirement: Only local education agencies (LEA) may apply, the most common form of which is a school district. Click here and read question #3 for a broader definition: http://www.ed.gov/programs/lsl/faq.html. After checking on the 2nd requirement, please consider forwarding this email to the person/people in charge of grants in your local school district.
2nd Eligibility Requirement: At least 20% of students within the LEA must be from families with incomes below the poverty line. Click on
Applications due March 6th: Note that registration at grants.gov can take up to a week, so you might want to get applications in no later than the end of February.
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