Public Library Per Capita
Improving and Increasing Library Services
Equalization Grants have been established to help public libraries which have a low library tax base. In providing up to $4.25 per person served, these grants help ensure a minimum level of funding for library services.
Public Library Per Capita Grants help public libraries improve and increase library services to their service areas. A grant amount of up to $1.25 per person served is made available to public libraries.
Illinois Public Library Per Capita and Equalization Aid Grants:
- Available to public libraries that are members of a regional library system.
- Grants based upon a formula of approximately $1.25 per capita.
- Grant funds are used to support appropriate activities as listed in the application.
- State funded.
Most Recently Added
News / Last Modified: 05 April 2013
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded Fiscal Year 2013 Illinois Public Library Per Capita and Equalization Aid Grants.
News / Last Modified: 24 September 2012
With the October 15 submission deadline approaching, the Illinois State Library is providing tips to aid in the completion of Public Library Per Capita Grant applications.
News / Last Modified: 14 September 2012
News / Last Modified: 12 September 2012
The FY2011-FY2012 Illinois Public Library Annual Report (IPLAR) is now available online.
News / Last Modified: 11 September 2012
The Illinois State Library is offering tips to aid in the completion of Public Library Per Capita Grant applications.