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Friday, April 28, 2023 12:00 AM

2023 MLA Equity Fund Grants

The 2023 MLA Equity Fund Grant application is open through June 2, 2023. Equity Fund Grants aim to reduce financial barriers to professional development opportunities, support individuals currently underrepresented in the library profession, and uplift the professional development of Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, North African, and Middle Eastern individuals. Funds provide resources to be used for memberships, attendance at workshops, educational events, or conferences of the applicants’ choosing, or for other purposes that applicants believe increase their ability to impact and transform the library profession.

The 2023 MLA Equity Fund Grants will be awarded for activities occurring between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024. Requests of up to $1,000 will be considered. Partial funding of a request is possible. Not all applicants will be funded.

The application form will be open through Friday, June 2, 2023, at 5:00 PM. Download the MLA Equity Fund Guidelines for complete details. Submit completed application packets using the online form. Please help us share this individual grant opportunity by sharing this information with colleagues and staff who are not currently MLA members. Learn more and apply at

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