Application Timeline

October 1, 2019 - Strategic plans due to MBLC.

November 7, 2019 - Board approves FY2021 grant round at their November meeting. Grant round is formally announced.

December 1, 2019 - FY2021 Action Plans due to MBLC.

December 5, 2019 - Letters of Intent due.

January 2020 - Grant writing workshops presented by MBLC consultants.

February 20, 2020 - Draft applications due.

March 24, 2020 - Drafts will be returned with comments by this date.

April 7, 2020 - Final applications due.

May 2020 - State Advisory Council on Libraries (SACL) meets to discuss applications and make funding recommendations to the Board.

July 9, 2020 - Board formally approves the grant awards at their July meeting.

August 2020 - Contracts and other paperwork go out to grant recipients.

October 1, 2020 - 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