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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. Internship grants are funded through a partnership of Nebraska foundations.

To learn more about these grants, sign up for the NCompass Live webinar, NLC Grants for 2021 on Sept. 23 at 10am CT.


Continuing Education and Training Grants

Available Due Recipients Announced
July 20, 2020 August 31, 2020 September 4, 2020

Grant Recipients Database


Internship Grants

Available Due Recipients Announced
September 9, 2020 November 10, 2020 December 1, 2020

Grant Recipients Database


Library Improvement Grants (Federal LSTA Funds)

Available Due Recipients Announced
August 12, 2019 November 13, 2019 December 1, 2019

Grant Recipients Database


Youth Grants for Excellence

Available Due Recipients Announced
August 19, 2020 October 7, 2020 November 13, 2020

Funds are available to accredited public libraries 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 Resources from NebraskAccess.


For more information, contact Christa Porter.