LSTA Grants

Do you have an idea for an innovative new program or service at your library? Want to support customer service training for your staff, start a coding club, or bolster resources for early childhood education?

Apply for an LSTA grant (Library Services and Technology Act) to enhance your library's services or to offer new programs. MBLC consultants will provide guidance and feedback throughout the grant process and project implementation.

Future applicants 
Learn the application process and give your library a head start on applying.

Ready to Apply
Find the forms and instructions needed to complete the process.

Current Grantees
Have a grant already? Stay on track with reporting your progress and managing your budget.

LSTA in Massachusetts

The MBLC receives federal funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the Grants to States program.

In addition to MBLC's direct grants to libraries, other LSTA-funded projects include:

  • Statewide database licensing
  • Disaster recovery and emergency assistance
  • Commonwealth Catalog

For More Information

Robert Favini, Head of Library Advisory and Development
617-725-1860 x237
(in Massachusetts) 800-952-7403, x237

Amy Clayton, Administrative Coordinator
617-725-1860 x228
(in Massachusetts) 800-952-7403, x228