Library Services and Technology Act
Apply for an LSTA Grant
LSTA Grants are provided by the California State Library to assist libraries and library-related agencies develop programs and projects that enhance library service for all Californians.
LSTA funding is also used to fund targeted programs that support statewide programs.
Be sure to read the following two documents before applying for a grant.
Below are all of the current grants available.
PITCH AN IDEA 2015/16
A competitive grant process that is designed to give California libraries an opportunity to present a project idea to the State Library before writing a grant.
February 17, 2015
Pitch An Idea Proposal (WORD).
PUBLIC LIBRARY STAFF EDUCATION PROGRAM (PLSEP) 2015/16
Provides partial tuition reimbursement for California public library and county law library staff to either pursue a Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies or obtain Library Support Staff Certification from the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA).
March 23, 2015
Use the following to apply for this grant:
New Student Application (WORD)
(Documents in PDF format can be viewed with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.)