Out-of-School Grants

Use best practices for out-of-school time to support your library’s programs and services for youth.

Libraries + OST

Libraries play a crucial role in learning that happens outside of the classroom.


Find out if your library is eligible for this grant and learn how to request a UEI number.

Allowable Expenditures

Expenses that are allowed and not allowed for this grant.

OST Programming Grants

Smaller grants of up to $3,000 for your library location to use best practices to offer programs for youth, including lunchtime, after school and teen programs.

OST Planning Grants

Larger grants of up to $15,000 for your library system or school district to engage in activities to strategically develop your services and programs for youth.

Questions? Contact the ICfL:

If you have questions about the grant application, allowable expenditures, or any other grant related questions, please contact Talela Florko, Grants/Contracts Officer, at talela.florko@libraries.idaho.gov, (208) 639-4158, or Jennifer Redford, Youth Services Consultant, jennifer.redford@libraries.idaho.gov, (208) 639-4147.

Jennifer Redford

Youth Services Consultant
Email / 208-639-4147
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