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Grants for Alaska Libraries and Schools

The Alaska State Library helps public and school libraries acquire financial assistance.

Continuing Education (CE) & Professional Development (PD) Grants

Grants for Public, Public/School, and School library staff for continuing education opportunities to help enhance their professional development.

In response to Covid-19: Eligible library outlets may apply for (1) $1,250 reimbursement or (4) $300 reimbursements for attendance at virtual conferences or workshops.

Grant Process

  1. Apply for a Grant (read guidelines and submit application).
  2. Receive Award Letter (grant not approved until you receive this).
  3. Attend Event (save all the necessary receipts or invoices).
  4. Request Reimbursement (submit reimbursement & final report form).
  5. Receive Reimbursement (your organization will receive the reimbursement by check or direct deposit).

For Public and Public/School Libraries

Continuing Education Grant Guidelines and Forms

Before filing out a form, please read our guidelines.

For School Libraries

Professional Development Grant Guidelines and Forms

Before filling out a form, please read our guidelines.