The PLS Innovative Technology Grant is an opportunity for PLS member libraries to receive full or partial reimbursement for the cost of equipment that aims to add patron services. 

Grant Details:

  1. All PLS member libraries are eligible to submit a grant application. 
  2. Grants must be used for equipment that adds patron services.
  3. Awards will be granted based on the essay portion of the application form explaining how equipment will add patron services. 
  4. The applying library will be responsible for purchasing, handling, and maintaining equipment.
  5. Grant reimbursement will be distributed to the applying library after PLS receives a formal dated request for funds and a copy of the equipment receipt.
  6. Equipment must be implemented by March 1, 2017.
  7. Award amounts range from $100 - $1500 (not to exceed the price of the equipment).
  8. Partial funding may be awarded.

Contact: Adam Keuer (

Deadline: Extended to December 1, 2016

Application Form