Category Archives: Grants

Día MultiCultural Mini Grants

Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros / Children’s Day, Book Daydia

The Día Multicultural Mini Grant Project is open to all school libraries, public libraries, and tribal libraries in the State of Utah interested in holding their own Día! event or activities. Come and learn more about the grant and how much funding is available to you. The goals of the project include:


  • Connect children to the world of learning through books, stories and libraries.
  • Recognize and respect culture, heritage and language as powerful tools for strengthening families and communities.
  • Nurture cognitive and literacy development in ways that honor and embrace a child’s home language and culture.
  • Introduce families to community resources that provide opportunities for learning through multiple literacies.


In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Background information about Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros / Children’s Day, Book Day
  • Specifics about the State Library’s Día MultiCultural Mini Grants
  • Application form & Final Evaluation form
  • Ideas for events and activities


Presenter: Juan T. Lee, Project Coordinator, Utah State Library Division



Write that winning LSTA grant proposal

GRANTS copyMoney money money. There’s LSTA sub-grant money to be had through the Utah State Library and you want to be prepared to write that winning proposal that will get both noticed and funded. The grant round application period is April 8-June 16 2014 and up to $300,000 is available this round. Join Dr. Matthews in this must-do workshop for anyone considering applying. If you cannot attend now, register and then watch the archive later at your convenience. Topics include:

  • The basic LSTA sub-grant application requirements
  • The three sub-grant categories for projects
  • LSTA project and funds management requirements
  • The essential elements of a successful application
  • Q&A

Audience: All Utah library workers interested in applying for an LSTA grant

Presenter: Stephen Matthews PhD., Utah State Library

Date: April 10, 2014