TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE B: CULTURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER I: SECRETARY OF STATE
PART 3035 ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY GRANT PROGRAMS
SECTION 3035.125 LIBRARY GRANTS FOR VETERANS' HOMES


 

Section 3035.125  Library Grants for Veterans' Homes

 

a)         Pursuant to Section 8.6 of the Act, this Section establishes the application procedures for veterans' home library grants.

 

b)         The application shall be submitted to the Illinois State Library in a manner prescribed by the State Librarian.  The applicant shall provide the information stipulated in Section 3035.135(d).  The application shall include:

 

1)         A statement on the proposed use of the grant for which application is being made that shall show how grant funds will be used for library services to residents.  Grant funds are eligible to be used in support of library services and activities, including library staffing, materials and equipment.

 

2)         Other requirements established by the Illinois State Library.

 

c)         Illinois State Library staff will evaluate the applications, and the State Librarian will make final funding decisions.

 

d)         The application will be funded according to the amount of funding available based on demonstrated need.  Criteria will also include whether the plan of operation contains information about the project goals and objectives, the methods used to achieve these goals and objectives, and the involvement of staff in providing library service.

 

e)         In order for an application to be considered, the veterans' home must be providing library services to the residents at the time of application.

 

f)         In accordance with Section 3035.140(b), the applicant shall submit reports on the use of grant funds as required by the Illinois State Library

 

(Source:  Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 2808, effective January 22, 2016)