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TLA Disaster Relief Fund

Disaster Relief Fund grants are awarded to libraries impacted by natural disasters

The Texas Library Association awards grants from organization’s Disaster Relief Fund to libraries impacted by natural disasters. Grants range from $2,500 to $5,000 and can be used for technology, facility repair, collections, furnishings, or other needs related to storm damage. Academic, public, school and special libraries are eligible to receive assistance.

If your library has recently experienced damage due to a natural disaster, please email the Disaster Relief Committee chair.

The Disaster Relief Committee will evaluate applications for financial assistance on the following criteria:

  • Extent of damage sustained;
  • Impact on service; include images, video and/or personal stories
  • How the funds will be used;
  • Availability of public and private funding (or insurance) to assist recovery efforts; and
  • Willingness to allow library’s name and photos to be used in publicity efforts.

Institutional members of TLA will receive an increase in the grant award; institutions do not have to be members of TLA to apply for funds.

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