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STATE AID FY2023

The new state aid rates have been computed for FY2023. The total amount of State Aid to public Libraries is $15,567.700. Per capita breakdown of $.503478 for direct and indirect state aid to public libraries. Cooperative per capita of $.503478 and a density payment of $10.069561 per square mile. 

The FY2022 Public Library Annual Report/State Aid Application report will be available for submission from October 1, 2022 and close on February 1, 2023. Payments will be processed as follows: 1st 50% payment will be made after your state aid/annual report is reviewed ($.251739 per capita)  The remaining 50% will be paid after July 1, 2023.  Please note that state aid reports are reviewed in the order that they are received. Reviews and first payments will begin after March 1, 2023.

STATE AID ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION

Libraries that are ineligible for State Aid to Public Libraries are not eligible to receive LSTA grant funding from the Library Michigan and can not be certified as an eligible entity for the federal E-Rate program. For additional details review grant documentation on the LSTA page and information on the E-Rate page. Additional LSTA funded programs and services may also be restricted. Please contact the Library of Michigan Library Development Department for additional information.

 

STATE AID TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES APPLICATION PROCESS

You can find the State Aid to Public Libraries Application Process document below. Please review this document to see what is necessary for public libraries in regards to obtaining funding from LM. 

State Aid to Public Libraries Application Process

Public Library State Aid Computation Form

Details include municipalities served, populations, taxable value, 3/10 mill amount, and local income for the fiscal year. Also included are certification details that are part of the annual application for state aid and state aid payment amounts.
Public Library Computation Form

Public Library State Aid Payments

Details include date payment was processed, type of payments, and amounts. Information is available for the current and the previous fiscal year. If you need additional information contact our office directly.
Public Library State Aid Payments

FY 2022 State Aid Payments to Public Libraries

Total State Aid paid to public libraries 2022

FY 2022 State Aid Payments to Library Cooperatives

FY 2022 State Aid Payments to Library Cooperatives

FY 2021 State Aid Payments to Public Libraries - Updated 5/04/2021

FY 2021 State Aid Payments to Public Libraries

FY 2021 State Aid Payments to Library Cooperatives

FY 2021 State Aid Payments to Library Cooperatives

FY 2020 State Aid Payments to Public Libraries - Updated 7/16/2020

FY 2020 State Aid Payments to Public Libraries

FY 2020 State Aid Payments to Library Cooperatives

FY 2020 State Aid Payments to Library Cooperatives

Historical Comparison of State Aid Grants (1998 to 2017) to Public Libraries and Cooperatives

Historical Comparison of State Aid Grants (1998 to 2017) to Public Libraries and Cooperatives

State Aid Eligibility: Staffing Requirements by Library Class Size

State Aid Eligibility: Staffing Requirements by Library Class Size

State Aid Per Capita Rates 1998-2019

State Aid Per Capita Rates 1998-2019

Michigan Public Libraries by Governance and Class Size

Michigan Public Libraries by Governance and Class Size

Fillable County Library Reimbursable Salary Form

Fillable County Library Reimbursable Salary Form

State Aid Act (PA 89 of 1977)

Specific legislative language of the State Aid to Public Libraries Act of 1977.

State Aid Act (PA 89 of 1977)