26 January 2009

Grant Opportunity - MVLS Community Connections Grants

MVLS is happy to offer 2009 Community Connections Grants to our member libraries. The purpose of the grant is to develop or enhance library services for people in the categories mentioned below in Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady, and Schoharie Counties. It also serves to initiate or strengthen cooperation between member libraries and community agencies.

Libraries may request up to $1000. This competitive grant may be used to provide equipment, materials, or programs for people comprising the following categories:
- older adults;
- people with visual, mental, or physical disabilities;
- geographically isolated people;
- educationally disadvantaged people;
- people who are unemployed and in need of job placement;
- those confined to an institution;
- members of ethnic or minority groups in need of special services.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 24. Please contact Lois Gordon with questions.

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