Agency: Institute of Museum & Library Sciences; Program: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (CFDA Number: 45.313) (Funding Opportunity Number: LB21-FY17-1); Eligibility: Public and private libraries; Funding: $3.7 million for 11 awards (projects requesting $250,000 or more in IMLS funds require 1:1 match, excluding student support costs); Deadline: Jan. 13.
Summary: This is the initial round of FY 2017 grants. School libraries are eligible for this effort. It supports early career development of new library faculty members who are likely to become leaders in library and information science. Grantees will conduct research on any topic in library and information science. IMLS offers application information on the program’s website at: http://tinyurl.com/3uql4tm