Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, we encourage all applicants to take advantage of our user-friendly online application system.
Visit our online portal to get started.
All Foundation programs that require an application are represented here. Please call our office at (512) 452-1044 if you encounter any problems or simply need some guidance.
Yes, you may attach the narrative portion of your application as a word doc to an email. All other documents such as the signature page, budget, vendor quote and floor plan will be attached separately in pdf format. Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Communities in the state of Texas that serve a population of 12,000 or less according to statistics from the Texas State Library database.
County libraries may use the city population rather than the assigned county population when determining the eligibility.
Yes, all potential applicants are encouraged to call our office at (512) 452-1044 and speak with Karin Gerstenhaber, the Director of Grants Management.
She is now conducting preliminary grant reviews and is available to discuss your project.
Yes, short extensions of no more than one week are available by calling (512) 452-1044 or emailing the Foundation office at email@example.com.
Yes, the Foundation encourages libraries to take advantage of state funding sources such as the Impact Grants through the Texas State Library. For more information view TSLA Grants and Funding.
- Debt Service
- Endowment Funds
- Normal Operating Expenses
- Employee Benefits
- Other infrastructure needs that are typically supported by the municipality
- Membership fees for providers