New York State Library Aid - Overview of Funding Formula Factors in Education Law for FY 2017-2018

Name of State Aid Chart

Type of Aid

Formula Factors

Education Law Citations

Commissioner's Regulations

PLS Basic Aid

Public Library System Basic Formula Aid:

 

 

 

1. Per County

$20,000 if serving one county; $25,000 per county if more than 1 county; $10,000 per partial county served

273(1)(a)

90.3; 90.6

2. Per Capita

94 cents per capita

273(1)(c)

90.3; 90.6

3. Reimbursement of Per Capita Expenditures on Library Materials (called “Book Reimbursal”)

Reimbursement may not exceed 68 cents per capita

 

273(1)(d)(1)

90.3; 90.6

4. Per Square Mile

 

$52-$72 per square mile

273(1)(e)

90.3; 90.6

5. Minimum Funding Amount Per System for 1 to 4 (called “Due Minimum”)

Due Minimum - $675,000 per system

273(1)(n)

90.3; 90.6

6. Automation Aid

7% of Book Reimbursal amount, minimum of $76,500

273(1)(d)(2)

90.3; 90.6

PLS Supplemental Operating Aid

PLS Supplemental Operating Aid

$39,000 per system
10.94% of Basic Aid

273(12)(a)

90.3; 90.6

PLS LLSA

PLS Local Library Services Aid (Member Libraries only)

31 cents per capita
Minimum - $1,500 per library
Formula equity to 2001 LLSA level

273(1)(f)(1)

90.9

PLS LSSA

PLS Local Services Support Aid (Systems outside NYC)

31 cents per capita of Unserved Areas
2/3 of LLSA (Member Libraries)

273(1)(f)(2)

90.10

PLS LCSA

PLS Local Consolidated Systems Aid (Brooklyn Public, New York Public and Queens Library only)

31 cents per capita
2/3 of 31 cents per capita
Formula Equity to 1991 LLIA level

273(1)(f)(3)

N/A

PLS Coordinated Outreach

PLS Coordinated Outreach Services Program

$43,000 + 13 cents per capita

273(1)(h)(1)

90.3 (l)

PLS Central Library Aid

PLS Central Library Development Aid (CLDA)

32 cents per capita of system population
Minimum - $105,000 per system

273(1)(b)(1)

90.4

 

PLS Central Library Materials Aid (called “Central Book Aid”) $71,500 per system 273(1)(b)(2) 90.4
PLS Special Grants

Brooklyn Public Library

$350,000

273(1)(k)

N/A

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

$50,000

273(1)(l)

N/A

Nassau Library System

$30,000

273(1)(m)

N/A

PLS County Jails and

PLS State Corrections Aid

PLS Services for County Jails (also called Interinstitutional)

$175,000 statewide; apportioned by ratio, based on number of inmates per facility

285(2)

N/A

PLS Services for State Correctional Facilities

$9.25 per inmate

285(1)

90.14

The New York Public Library

Services to CUNY students

$2,000,000

273(1)(g)

90.3; 90.6

Science, Industry, Business Library Services

$1,000,000

273(1)(g)

90.3; 90.6

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

$734,000

273(1)(i)

90.3; 90.6

Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library

$984,000

273(1)(i)

90.3; 90.6

 Research Libraries-Books

$767,000

273(1)(g)

90.3; 90.6

Research Libraries-Undesignated

$5,649,600

273(1)(g)

90.3; 90.6

3Rs Basic Aid

Reference and Research Library Resources Systems (3Rs) Basic Aid

$270,000 per system
6 cents per capita
$1.50 per square mile

273(4)(a)

90.5

90.6

3Rs Hospital Library Services

3Rs Hospital Library Services Aid

$1,396,000 statewide (Per regulation is apportioned by 75 cents per square mile and $4,000 per hospital, with remaining balance apportioned by ratio, based on number of beds per hospital)

273(4)(c)

90.17

3Rs Medical Information Services Program

3Rs Medical Information Services Program Aid

$506,000 statewide; apportioned by ratio based on weighted number of hospitals, teaching hospitals and other system members

273(4)(b)

N/A

3Rs Regional Bibliographic Data Bases Program

3Rs Regional Bibliographic Data Bases Program

$200,000 per system
2 cents per capita

273(6)

90.19

3Rs Supplemental Operating Aid

3Rs Supplemental Operating Aid

$39,000 per system
10.94% of Basic Aid

273(12)(b)

90.5; 90.6

SLS Basic Aid

School Library Systems (SLS) Basic Aid

Per System Base Grant: $83,000, $90,000, $123,000, or $897,000

284(1)(a)(b)(c)(d)

90.18

Per District, $500 (minimum $4,300 BOCES, $5,000 Cities of 125,000+)

284(1)(e)(2)

90.18

Per Student 29 cents

284(1)(e)(1)

90.18

Per Square Mile $2.45

284(1)(e)(3)

90.18

Per Merger $50,000 (1/1/1984-3/31/2008) $90,000 (after 3/31/2008)

284(1)(f)

90.18

SLS Automation Aid

SLS Automation Aid

10% of Basic Aid

284(1)(g)

90.18

SLS Supplemental Operating Aid

SLS Supplemental Operating Aid

$39,000 per system
10.94% of Basic Aid

273(12)(c)

90.18

Coordinated Collection Development Aid

Coordinated Collection Development Aid (CCDA) for Academic Libraries

$4,400 per institution base grant
$1.04 per FTE student

273(5)(b)

 

Conservation/ Preservation

Conservation/Preservation Formula Aid for Big 11 Research Libraries

$158,000 per institution

273(7)(a)

 

Indian Libraries

Aid for Indian Libraries

$18,000 per reservation

271(1)

90.13

$18.20 per capita

271(2)

$1.50 per acre

271(3)

Summary Chart

Conservation/Preservation Discretionary (Competitive) Grant Project Programs

$500,000 statewide

273(7)(c)

90.16

Summary Chart

Center for Jewish History

$200,000

273(9)(a)

N/A

Summary Chart

New-York Historical Society

$250,000

273(1)(j)

N/A

Summary Chart

Adult Literacy Library Program

$200,000

273(1)(h)(2)

90.3 (n)

Summary Chart

Family Literacy Library Program

$300,000

273(1)(h)(3)

90.3 (m)


Source: New York State Library, Division of Library Development as of June 13, 2017

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