Application Resources & Tips

Applications for round 2 of Libraries Transforming Communities: Accessible Small and Rural Communities are open from September 11 until December 11, 2023 at 11:59pm CT.

All applications and application materials are submitted on ALA Apply. Please review the Project Guidelines for step-by-step application instructions and check out the FAQs for any questions regarding the grant or application process.

Application Resources

For general grant writing tips, watch the webinar Grant Writing 101

For specific review of the LTC Access initiative and application process, watch the Pre-Application Webinar and take a look at the Reviewer Rubric that will be used to evaluate your application.

For one-on-one or small group discussion of your application, sign up for Office Hours. ALA staff will host an hour in zoom for you to join, ask questions, get advice, and more. You are not required to stay for the full hour.

To see what a successful application looks like, review the below examples from round 1:

If you have any other questions about the grant or application, please email