2013-2014 Planning & Design Grant Round

Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP) Planning and Design Grants are state grants administered by the Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).

The purpose of the grant is to provide financial support to municipalities in order to plan and design improvement and expansion of their public library facilities. It is not intended to provide assistance for activities such as repair or maintenance. Planning and Design Grants assist libraries in preparing for the MPLCP Construction Grant application process.

Documents required in the application process, as well as state regulations and guidelines, are linked to below. The MPLCP Planning and Design 2013 Resource Guide is a good place to start learning more.

Documents required for the application process:

  • Program Notice (PDF)
    Informational document outlining the Program and the Planning & Design Application Round.
  • Grant Calendar (PDF)
    Important upcoming dates for the Planning & Design Grant application round.
  • Letter of Intent - PDF or MS Word
    Submitting a Letter of Intent to the MBLC begins the grant application process.

Background information:

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Page last updated on 05/28/2014