Funding for Library Innovators Re-Opens for Applications – 5th April 2018 (UK)

The Carnegie UK Trust has launched the third funding round of the ‘Carnegie Library Lab’ programme.

The Library Lab programme is designed to support and develop innovation and leadership in the public library sector across the UK and Ireland. The Trust are looking for applications from individual library staff working in early and mid-management roles across the UK and Ireland. Successful applicants will work with the Trust as Carnegie Partners for 18 months (June 2018 and September 2019).

Carnegie Library Lab offers participants financial support of between £5,000 and £15,000 for participants to:

  • Develop and deliver an innovative, practical project in their local library service
  • Exclusive access to a bespoke online learning programme to support innovation, leadership and skills development
  • Access to an external mentor to assist with project management and personal development
  • Networking events including face-to-face meetings and online platform
  • An external evaluation.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on the 5th April 2018.

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