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Mini-Grant Program

The Colorado State Library will distribute $250 mini-grants in support of public library 2015 summer reading programs (SRP).  Each grant award will require $60 in matching funds. Priority will be given to libraries below 10,000 Legal Service Area population and libraries in non-metro locations. Applications are welcomed from individual branches. 

The 2015 Summer Reading Mini-Grant application period is now over. 

For grant recipients:

Your library branch may use grant and matching funds to purchase one or a combination of:

View all the guidelines for details on the grant program:
Mini-Grant Guidelines (PDF)


Mini-Grant Reporting Information

All mini-grant recipients will be expected to complete a report by September 18, 2015.

All mini-grant recipients also must submit copies or scans of receipts for all items they purchased with grant and matching funds by September 18, 2015.

The 2014 mini-grant online report form is available here; 2015 Mini-Grant applicants that received a 2014 Mini-Grant must complete this form to be eligible for a 2015 grant.


About the 2015 Summer Reading Program

Check out the 2015 SRP Resources page for more on the hero theme.

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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