Project Next Generation

personal growth and educational development
Sunday, March 15, 2020

The Illinois State Library is currently accepting applications for FY21 Project Next Generation (PNG) grants.

PNG programs encourage personal growth and the educational development of at risk, middle to high school students through the use of mentors, technology and library based group projects. Public libraries that have completed the 2020 Annual Certification and are recognized by the State Library as a full member in good standing of an Illinois library system are eligible to apply.

The deadline to submit is March 15, 2020. If you have questions about this grant offering, contact Rita Stephens at 217-782-5506.

For additional information, and to apply for a grant, please visit the ISL website at