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July 4

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July 30

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August 18

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August 21

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August 26

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funding and finances

Faith Public/School librarian receives Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Award
November/ December 2015

Who is IMLS?
September 2015

Board Talk: Who is IMLS?
June/July 2015

State Library hosts Foundation Center grants workshop
May, 2015

"Twelve Golden Rules for Board Members"
April, 2015

Free fact sheets & presentations to promote teen services
March, 2015

Grantseeking Workshops

March, 2015

Accreditation ceremony recognizes public libraries
February, 2015

Make plans to upgrade library Wi-Fi and broadband services: E-rate filing window is now open!
February, 2015

Is E-rate 2.0 worth the effort? Yes!
January, 2015

Free access to library-specific online webinars
November/ December 2014

Office Depot Foundation
October, 2014

Library Training Institute -- a good value!
August, 2014

Easy and free patron survey helps you gain insight on your library's technology services
June/ July, 2014

Freezin' for a Reason
by Nancy Sabbe, Madison Public Library director
May, 2014

Help is on the way: Friends groups and Foundations to the rescue!
April, 2014

The Haves and the Have-Nots
February 2014

Jumping to new heights at Elkton Community Library
August, 2013

March, 2013
includes "Libri Foundation Books for Children" and "Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants"

A few tips about public library finances
January, 2013

A.H. Brown holds 11th Annual Tour of Tables event
June/July, 2012

Aliens host whole community fund-raiser for elementary library
October, 2011

Positive impact reported by Opportunity Online Hardware Grant participants
July/August, 2011

Grant Opportunities
February, 2011
includes "Dollar General Summer Reading Grants", "Pathways Within Roads to Reading Initiative", and "Snapdragon Book Foundation"

January Continuing Education Opportunities
January, 2011

Pepsi Refresh Project
November/ December, 2010

Grant Opportunities
October, 2010 includes "EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Library Service Award", "Romance Writers of America Library Grant", "BWI Summer Reading Program Grant", "Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming", and "Build-A-Bear Literacy and Education Grants"

Elkton Community Library’s Jumpathon completes 25 years
June, 2010

Green Thumb Gala raises funds and involvement at the Sturgis Public Library
Dec/ January 2010

Libraries to receive funding for computers, technology training
August, 2009
Twenty-five South Dakota libraries will benefit from the third round of the Opportunity Online Hardware Grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s U.S. Libraries initiative.

Practical Advice for School Libraries
June, 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act does include school libraries under the education portion of the funding.

Build Your Support Base with the 3 P’s: Getting and Sustaining Funding
April, 2009
Robin Schrupp, Grant County Library Director since 1991, has learned to get and sustain funding for her library by applying the 3 P’s: a Personal Touch, Publicity, and Persistence.

grant opportunities
January, 2009






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