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Grant Reviews

Need Help Processing Your DLIS Grant Review?

Below are some helpful answers to common questions  

What items need to be submitted to complete our DLIS grant review?

State Aid to Libraries Grants

In order to complete a review for State Aid to Libraries grants, the Division will need the following items:

  • 1) Confirmation that all grant files are being maintained per the record retention requirements of the grant agreement.
    • Check Item 15 of the grant agreement for these requirements.
  • 2) A copy of the grant acknowledgement statement provided in Item 9 of the grant agreement in use.
    • The statement can be on promotional material related to the library or a program funded with State Aid funds.
    • It can also be conspicuously placed on the library’s website.
  • 3) An expenditure report for the operation and maintenance of the library for the second preceding fiscal year of the grant being reviewed.
    • For the 2021-2022 grant period, this would fall under the Oct 1, 2019 – Sept 30, 2020 local fiscal year.

LSTA Grants

  • 1) Confirmation that all grant files are being maintained per the record retention requirements of the grant agreement.
    • Check Item 21 of the grant agreement for these requirements.
  • 2) A copy of the grant acknowledgement statement provided in Item 14 of the grant agreement.
    • The statement must be used on materials related to the program funded by the LSTA grant in review.
  • 3) An expenditure report accounting for the matching funds required for LSTA grants.
  • 4) An expenditure report accounting for the use of LSTA funds in providing the agreed upon deliverables of the grant agreement.
    • This report should match the Estimated Project Budget of the grant agreement.

Which year is the audit for?

The audit covers the current state fiscal year, which is FY 2021-2022.

How do we know if we have been selected for this year’s grant review cycle?

Our team will send you and your library a preliminary message informing you of your organization’s selection.

Following the first grant payment, we will send a second message detailing what the Division needs to complete your review.

Projects are chosen at random for review.

Where do I submit my grant review documents?

Label your review documents properly and submit them to your grant’s Activity Log on the Department of State grants website

We will attach a step-by-step guide to the email notifying you of your grant’s selection for review. 

If you have trouble or have any questions about submitting your documents, please reach out to  [email protected].

What is the deadline to submit materials for review?

Please begin to upload the required materials for your grant projects review after you receive the first grant payment from the Division.

All reviews must be completed within the grant period outlined by the grant agreement.

Audit selections

See selections for: 

Contact us

Please contact [email protected] if you have any additional questions. 

imls180.for.panel.jpgMany of these resources and programs are funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida's LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.

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