Application Timeline

October 1, 2018 - Strategic plans due to MBLC.

November 1, 2018 - Board approves FY2020 grant round at their November meeting.

November 8, 2018 - Grant round is formally announced.

December 4, 2018 - FY2020 Action Plans due to MBLC.

December 6, 2018 - Letters of Intent due.

January, 2019 - Grant writing workshops presented online and in person by MBLC consultants. 

February 21, 2019 - Draft applications due.

March 26, 2019 - Drafts will be returned with comments by this date.

April 9, 2019 - Final applications due.

May 7, 2019 - State Advisory Council on Libraries (SACL) meets to discuss applications and make funding recommendations to the Board.

July 11, 2019 - Board formally approves the grant awards at their July meeting.

August, 2019 - Contracts and other paperwork go out to grant recipients.

October 1, 2019 - Grants begin.

For More Information

Robert Favini, Head of Library Advisory and Development
617-725-1860 x237
(in Massachusetts) 800-952-7403, x237
robert.favini@state.ma.us

Amy Clayton, Administrative Coordinator
617-725-1860 x228
(in Massachusetts) 800-952-7403, x228
amy.clayton@state.ma.us