New York State Library

Division of Library Development

Gates Library Grant Initiative; Opportunity Online Hardware Grant Program

Important Dates to Remember 2007-2008

October 15, 2007

Individual agreements due (these are the agreements needed from individual eligible libraries stating how many computers they are accepting). This form is due to Mary Ann Stiefvater (

 November 25, 2007

ALA-FSU Survey must be completed, either online or by mail. Contact: Mary Ann Stiefvater ( if you have questions.

By April 1, 2008

Match funds are verified and applications for grant funds due to the New York State Library/Division of Library Development (Application will be posted on this website in the near future)

By July 15, 2008

All eligible libraries have participated in an advocacy symposium workshop, either on-site or online.

By August 2008

All first year grant funds must be expended to individual eligible libraries.

By September 2008 

The ALA-FSU survey will be available online for completion.

November 1, 2008 

Deadline for purchase and installation of Phase I equipment.

November 7, 2008 

Due Date for ALA-FSU Survey.

December 1, 2008

TechAtlas inventory submission deadline.

December 31, 2008

TechAtlas Gates Foundation deadline.

About the Initiative
State Partnership Grant
Library Training Program Grant
Staying Connected 1
Staying Connected 2
Rural Library Sustainability Project
Spanish Language Outreach Program

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