Central Kansas Library System offers its members $30,000 in competitive grants each year and another $4,500 for year-around Continuing Education and Programming grants.  The 2012 competitive grant is for equipment. The 2013 competitive grant will be for materials, i.e., items libraries collect for circulation.

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  • CKLS' grant guidelines and applications.
  • Related CKLS documents are written by CKLS staff to help CKLS members write better CKLS competitive grant applications.
  • Recommended articles are Web pages providing excellent, more general tips for writing good grants.
Chris Rippel is available to help CKLS members brainstorm grant writing ideas, edit and word-smith grant applications. Please contact him for help: 800-362-2642 or crippel@ckls.org

Grant cycle for upcoming years.
2013 - Materials
2014 - Facilities
2015 - Equipment
2016 - Materials
2017 - Facilities
2018 - Equipment
2019 - Materials
2020 - Facilities