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City of Fort Worth Library Grants American Rescue Plan Act

Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

laptop.jpg Institute of Museum and Library Services American Rescue Plan Grant awarded the City of Fort Worth (City) grant funding in the amount of $49,942 funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.   The City has a required cash match of $50,000 from the use of the Library Special Revenue fund.

The grant award enables the Library Department to fulfill its Strategic Service Plan goal to evolve library services beyond the walls of the building.  The grant funds will be used to purchase laptop computers with cellular service that can be checked out by library users.

 


Texas Supports Libraries

future-workspace-libraries.jpg The Texas State Library and Archives Commission awarded the City of Fort Worth (City) grant funding in the amount of $24,282 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services American Rescue Plan Act Grant.

The Texas Supports Libraries Grant Program promotes access to internet-connected resources and services to meet community and personal goals and support use of resources and services successfully. This grant supports the Fort Worth Public Library's workforce development training program by funding: the purchase of digital skills training software and licenses; training for library staff who will conduct public instructional classes; the purchase of iPads for use with this project; and providing funds to promote and market the services to potential student participants.