FY2021-2022 LSTA Regular Grants

2021-2022 General Information

  • The Utah State Library will award up to $250,000 in total grant funds during the 2021-2022 Regular LSTA Grant funding period on a competitive basis for library projects.
  • Available funds for projects will be awarded according to community benefit and innovation.
  • To determine eligibility, applicants are encouraged to review the 2021-2022 Applicant Library Eligibility Criteria prior to applying.
  • Projects that request a significant portion of the available funds may be asked to reduce the size of the project prior to approval.
  • Applications will be peer reviewed and scored by representatives from Utah’s library community.
  • Successful proposals may be partially or fully funded. Not all requests may be funded.
  • Grant funds may not be used prior to the start date of the grant.
  • Grant projects must fit into at least one of the Goals stated in USL’s LSTA Five Year Plan 2018-2022.

2020-2021 Grant Documents

2021-2022 Applicant Library Eligibility Criteria
LSTA Resources and Guidelines - 2021-2022 Preapplication Documents
LSTA 2021-2022 Grant Administrative Guidelines
LSTA Forms - 2021-2022 Grant Round

2021

For those who are completing the 2020-2021 LSTA grants, your final report is due on September 15, 2021.

Grants Portal


Register for access to our online grants portal. 

Register for access at least a week before the application deadline.

Request login information by clicking new user in the grants portal or by contacting Rachel Cook, Grants Coordinator, at rcook@utah.gov or 801-715-6722.


Login to Grants Portal
Deadlines and Timetable

8/10/2021

Pre-Grant Applications Open

8/12/2021

Pre-Grant Application Webinar

8/31/2021

Pre-Grant Applications Close at 12 PM MDT

9/7/2021

Full Application Opens

9/9/2021

Full Application Webinar

10/7/2021

Full Applications Close at 12 PM MDT

10/8-11/3/2021

Review

11/4/2021

Funded Projects Announced

11/19/2021

Signed Contracts Due

11/19/2021

LSTA Funds Available

2/15/2022

1st Interim Report Due

5/1/2022

2nd Interim Report Due

6/30/2022

Grant Spending Ends, Project Activities May Continue

7/10/2022

Reimbursements Due

8/31/2022

Project Activities End

10/1/2022

Final Report Due

Questions?

Rachel Cook
 801-715-6722 or 800-662-9150 (Utah Toll-Free)
 rcook@utah.gov