Summer Learning Grants

Use research-based best practices to support your library’s summer learning program.

Summer Learning Happens in Libraries

Libraries provide access to enriching learning opportunities during the summer months.


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

Allowable Expenditures

Expenses that are allowed and not allowed for this grant.

Summer Support Grants

Smaller grants of $2,000 for your library location to use research-based best practices to offer high-quality summer programs.

Summer Strategies Grants

Larger grants of up to $20,000 for your library system to use research-based best practices to build summer learning programs that connect with your library’s mission and strategic plan.

Summer School Libraries Grants

These grants (up to $7,000) can be used by school libraries to stay open during the summer to offer programs and services to their community.

Questions? Contact 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, (208) 639-4158, Jennifer Redford, Youth Services Consultant,, (208) 639-4147, or Jeannie Standal, School Libraries Consultant,, or (208) 639-4139.

Jennifer Redford

Youth Services Consultant
Email / 208-639-4147
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Jeannie Standal

Jeannie Standal

School Library Consultant
Email / 208-639-4139
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