DLIS Florida American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
Watch the recording of Managing Your 2021-2022 APRA Project Office Hours (1:31:27) to help you manage your grant.
The DLIS Florida American Rescue Plan Act Grant Program (ARPA) supports libraries in helping communities respond directly and immediately to the pandemic, as well as to related economic and community needs through equitable approaches in digital inclusion and library services.
Projects may continue, enhance or expand existing programs and services, or they may launch new ones to address emergent needs and unexpected hardships.
The Department of State has received $6,735,385 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act.
Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Funded ARPA Projects (PDF)
- The deadline for application submission was August 5, 2021.
- The Division received 64 applications requesting a total of $8,431,595.
|July 1, 2021||Application available|
|August 5, 2021, 5:00 p.m. Eastern||Applications due|
|August 6-19, 2021||Application review by DLIS|
|August 19 – September 23, 2021||Application review by State Library Council|
|September 24 and 28, 2021||
State Library Council funding recommendation virtual meeting (two days)
|October 2021||Funding recommendations to Secretary of State for approval|
|October 2021||Grant agreements sent to grantees for review, approval and signature|
|January 30, 2022||Mid-Year Report due|
|September 15, 2022||Project payments complete|
|September 30, 2022||Project period ends|
|November 1, 2022||Annual Reports due|
Manage your grant
This information will help you manage your ARPA grant.
Because ARPA funding is administered through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, LSTA grant management information will also apply to ARPA grants.
Review the grant guidelines, partnership agreement and MLS certification form.
For more information, contact the [email protected] or 850.245.6630.