Grant Information


Technology and Digitization Grants

SCRLC's Board of Trustees has approved funding for regional technology and digitization projects under the auspices of the 2019 Regional Bibliographic Databases & Interlibrary Resources Sharing (RBDB) Program. 

SCRLC members are encouraged to submit creative and innovative proposals to improve regional access and resource sharing through technology. Proposals should be submitted to the SCRLC office according to instructions. Proposals received will be presented to a review panel composed of expert individuals from outside the SCRLC region for evaluation and funding recommendations. For this round, Newspaper and Women's Suffrage digitization projects are strongly encouraged.


Applications must be completed and submitted electronically to the SCRLC office by Friday, November 2, 2018; send applications and questions to Julia Corrice at


2019 Grant Timetable

November 2, 2018

Applications due

January 7, 2019

90% of funding issued to grantees

June 30, 2019

Interim report due, remaining 10% of funding issued

December 31, 2019

All grant funds must be expended by grantees

March 31, 2020

Final report due



2019 RBDB Grant Application (.docx) (PDF)


Digitization Project Plan Outline (.docx)

RBDB Grant Projects Final Reports



Previous Years


Continuing Education Grant & NYSLAA Scholarship

SCRLC is pleased to provide one $500 grant for a member to attend a local or regional conference or workshop and one $500 scholarship for a member to attend the New York State Library Assistant's Association (NYSLAA) Conference.


For more information, please click here.


The deadline to apply for both awards is Monday, Februrary 25th, 2019. Applications will be reviewed and announced in March. Questions? Email Jessica Philippe (

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