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NYC School Librarian Guidebook: NYCSLS Grants

A blueprint to the policies, standards, and procedures that enable library personnel to develop, organize, and manage exemplary school library programs.

Grants Offered By NYCSLS

Library REACH mini grant

Library REACH: Revitalizing Education for Adolescents and Children

Creating a Climate Conducive to Learning

The Fund for Public Schools and the New York City School Library System are pleased to announce the 15th annual request for proposals for Library REACH.  Library REACH is a privately-funded grant program that allows New York City public schools to improve their libraries in order to enhance teaching and learning. Since 2003, The Fund has awarded over 300 Library REACH grants totaling over  $2.8 million.  Given funding constraints, this year we will award smaller grants allowing schools to apply for up to $2,500 - one per borough!

Requests should be made for facility enhancements (examples: furniture, signage, display items, and technology; no books, no posters) and applications must be signed by both the library teacher and principal.

The deadline to apply is February 25, 2019. Please click the link below to download the application.

 

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