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2018-2019 Statewide Library Services Grant Awardees

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) launched a competitive LSTA grant process this summer.  OCL received 12 grant requests for a total of $1,364,044.  A careful review process of all projects was conducted and a total of $1,230,143 was awarded to the following projects: 

​Grantee ​Project Title ​Grant Amount
Keystone Initiative for ​Network Based Education and Research (KINBER)
​Toward Gigabit Libraries in PA Broadband Toolkit ​$99,880
​Pennsylvania Integrated Library System Consortium ​Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) ​$635,000
​Pennsylvania Library Association ​Pennsylvania Library Association Academy of Leadership
Studies (PALS)
​Pennsylvania Library Association ​PA Forward ​$83,050
​Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc. ​Affordable Learning PA:  Statewide Textbook Affordability  for Higher Education ​$98,161
​Pennsylvania Library Association ​College and Research Division (CRD) Professional
​Pennsylvania Humanities Council ​Teen Reading Lounge - Low-Income Project ​$139,480
​Pennsylvania School Librarians Association ​Leadership Development for Pennsylvania School Librarians ​$73,999