SLQ grants closing dates extended!

Due to adverse weather conditions which may have affected some public libraries across Queensland, SLQ has extended the closing date of both the Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant and the Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Grant to Tuesday 18th April 2017.

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

The Next Horizon

Funding totalling $400,000 will be available to Queensland Local Government library services or Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCS) to apply for project funding of up to $25,000 to deliver strategic initiatives through public libraries across Queensland.

The Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant Guidelines will guide Councils in developing applications. Please read the grant guidelines carefully before completing an online grant application form.

Grant opens Monday 27 February 2017

Grant closes 5pm Tuesday 18 April 2017

Successful applicants will be notified the week beginning 8 May 2017

The Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant is funded through VISION 2017 and the OPAL program.

For more information contact regionalpartnerships@slq.qld.gov.au or 07 3842 9049

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Grant

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland

Enabling seniors to become Tech Savvy

The Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Program 2017 is an ongoing partnership between the Queensland Government (led by State Library of Queensland) and Telstra.

The Program is aimed at seniors (people aged 60 years and over), with no previous computer experience or who have limited skills and are seeking to develop their confidence and skills in technology.

Funding totalling $250,000 will be available to all Queensland Local Government library services and IKCs to apply for funding of up to $15,000 to deliver relevant Tech Savvy Seniors training to seniors in their community.

Grant opens Monday 27 February 2017

Grant closes 5pm Tuesday 18 April 2017

Successful applicants will be notified the week beginning 8 May 2017

More information about the program can be found on the Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland page on Public Libraries Connect, and the Grant Guidelines and link to the online grant application form can be found on the OPAL program page on Public Libraries Connect.

 For more information contact regionalpartnerships@slq.qld.gov.au or 07 3842 9058

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Telstra.

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