Cooperative Public Library Members receive (2) – $1,000 grants each year.
Grants can be submitted for purchases in two of the following areas:
$1,000 is for Professional Development. This includes, but is not limited to conferences, workshops, and meetings.
$1,000 is for Collection Development. This includes, but is not limited to any materials purchased for public use.
$1,000 is for Technology. This includes, but is not limited to any technology upgrades to a library. i.e. Computers, network upgrades, \and so on.
$1,000 is for PPE. PPE will be defined as: gloves, masks, hand sanitizers/sprays, disinfectants, sanitizing wipes, thermometers, Plexiglas shields, Clorox 360 machines.
Additional Grant fund for 2020
$260 annual grant for PPE from 2020 funds for food and meeting supplies as a grant for PPE supplies ($260 each library).
Grants are administered by Lawrence Kapture LKapture@portagelibrary.info at the Portage District Library.
All grant requests must be received prior to Sept 1st. of the current fiscal year so that money can be disbursed before the new fiscal year begins October 1st.
Please send receipts and grant requests to Lawrence for approval.