Grants

AWARDED GRANT

TITLE

Library Services and Technology Act Grant

OBJECTIVE

Minnesota’s Five Year Library Services and Technology Act (2013-2017) identifies two overarching goals and several sub-goals directed at ensuring that all Minnesotans have access to quality library services. One is to expand programs and services that support Minnesotan’s needs for education, lifelong learning, continuing education, workforce development, 21st century and digital literacy skills; the second is to establish a strong infrastructure and build capacity for improved coordination among and between eligible libraries to improve the quality of and access to library and information services.

AWARD TERM DATES

December 2, 2013 – September 30, 2014

FUNDING SOURCE (CFDA if federal)

State of Minnesota Library Services Technology Act Five Year Plan; 2013-2017

CFDA 45.310

FUNDS AWARDED

$450,679.95

AWARDEES

Austin Public Library

Hennepin County Library

Yinghua Academy

Brooklyn Center School District

Osseo School District

Friends of the St Paul Public Library

St Paul Public Library

Perpich Center for Arts Education

Southeast Libraries Cooperating

Plum Creek Library System

Southeastern Library System

PROGRAM CONTACT

Jackie Blagsvedt