Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (2024)

Funding Type


Grantor Agency

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Grant Range


# of Awards Available


Programmatic Area

Arts & Humanities



Match Required?

Match Amount

variable based on program

Eligible Entities

State, local, or tribal government or be a private, nonprofit organization that has tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code AND be a public library, public elementary and secondary school libraries, tribal libraries, college library

Focus Area

The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports the training and professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and information leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals in order to develop a diverse library and archival workforce and meet the information needs of their communities.


rin Barsan Archives and special collections Audiovisual collections Community archives Digital collections Digital preservation Jill Connors-Joyner Diversifying the future library workforce Early learning Informal STEM learning and Making School libraries Young adult services Sarah Fuller Community development Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives Population-specific programs and services Public health Workforce development Portland, OR 97204 Voice: (866) 923-5626 ext. 1 (toll-free) or (503) 414-3300 Fax: (855) 824-6180

Link to Opportunity

Application Platform

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