2024 Library Technology Enhancement Grant

Applications may be for initial purchase of previously unowned essential technology or for replacing outdated and aging technology. 

  • 2/12/2024 – Grant opens
  • 3/8/2024 – Grant closes
  • 3/15/2024 – Recipients notified, contracts sent
  • 3/29/2024 – Contracts due, Grant spending begins
  • 6/30/2024 – Grant spending ends
  • 7/5/2024 – Reimbursements and final report due

To apply for this grant opportunity, your library must meet the eligibility guidelines found on pages 2-3 of this document.

Apply here. Login is required for the Utah State Library Division portal.

2024 UELMA Awards – Call for Nominations

2024 UELMA Awards

The Utah Educational Library Media Association (UELMA) is seeking nominations for its 2024 Awards in the categories of:

  • Certified Teacher Librarian
  • Library Paraprofessional
  • K-12 Administrator

These awards recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of educational library media in Utah.

If you know of a Certified Teacher Librarian, Library Paraprofessional, or K-12 Administrator who has gone above and beyond in their service to students and the library community, now is the time to nominate them for this prestigious award. This is a great opportunity to recognize the hard work and dedication of those who are making a difference in the lives of students and educators.

To submit a nomination, visit the UELMA website and fill out the nomination form. Be sure to provide detailed information about the nominee’s contributions to the field and how they have impacted the library community. Nominations will be accepted beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2024, until Friday, February 2, 2024, so don’t hesitate to nominate someone today!

Thank you for your support in recognizing those who are making a difference in the field of educational library media.

Form Links: 

2024 Children and Teen Book Enhancement Grant

1/8/2024 – Grant opens
1/26/2024 – Grant closes
2/02/2024 – Applicants Notified, contracts sent
2/16/2024 – Contracts due, spending begins
2/20/2024 – Applicants Notified, contracts sent
3/1/2024 – Contracts due, spending begins

5/10/2024 – Spending ends
5/17/2024 – Receipts and final report due, unexpended funds due to USL

Click here for the guidelines. To apply, go to the grants portal at https://cce.my.salesforce-sites.com/usl/DhaHome; login is required.

Feb 8, 2024 –> Edits made to the timeline due to the grants coordinator leaving the Utah State Library.

UPLIFT Professional Development Grant – January 2024

Guidelines and eligibility details can be found by clicking this link.

The Professional Development Grant is a reimbursement grant and can be spent
on tuition for those who qualify, as well as continuing education opportunities such as workshops and

Deadline to apply is January 16, 2024

Apply here: https://cce.my.salesforce-sites.com/usl/DhaHome. Login is required.

Good luck!