Eligible NCKLS libraries can apply for grants that help expand existing or add new library services; fund Summer Reading Program events; and update technology to better serve patrons and communities.


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State Library of Kansas
KS Regional Library System CARES Grant
Administered through NCKLS

The State Library of Kansas will distribute remaining CARES Act funding directly to the seven regional library systems to use within each region to help public libraries address ongoning efforts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

NCKLS is responsible for spending funds …

Continuing Education Grant

Extended Service Grant Report

Programming Grant

Service Improvement Grant

Technology Grant

Report Grant Expenditures

After you are approved for a grant, you must submit receipts or other proofs of purchase to document how grant monies were used.