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SLK - ARPA Grant Opportunity Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Matthew Gibson - Cherryvale
17:33
Matt Gibson - Cherryvale, sorry for joining late.
Cari Cusick
20:36
Cari Cusick, Newton Public Library
Melanie Hedgespeth - Salina Public Library
38:53
is there a limit to the area for the project description or evaluation
Melanie Hedgespeth - Salina Public Library
39:02
(text limit)
Margie Sheppard NNLM R3
39:27
How much funding is available?
Kim Priest Mary Cotton Library, Sabetha...BKRT
39:29
Are there denials of funding or is this a "sure thing" if we go for the entire amount?
Lindsey--BGC Hutchinson
40:05
Or is partial funding a possibility if a grant cannot be fully funded?
Alice Smith KS
41:07
Brief Description of the Grant Project-This section is limited to 4000 characters/approximately 600 words.
Grace Kastens - Atwood Public Library
41:33
Can we apply for multiple types of things - for example things needed for a program and extra things such as charging stations that would not necessarily be related to the program?
Sandy Wilkerson-NCKLS
41:39
KSLIB.info/ARPA
Lucretia--Altoona
41:59
so no storywalks?
Kim Priest Mary Cotton Library, Sabetha...BKRT
42:18
How about AWE computers/tablets?
Wendy Conover, Baldwin City Public Library
42:50
Is it possible to pay for a year of hotspot service in advance during the grant period...or does that count as funds being used for services outside the grant period?
Terri Wojtalewicz - Lansing Community Library
43:06
can cloud library or sunflower/overdrive qualify for additional funding?
Amy Brucker
43:40
@wendy, per our government contract with Verizon they told us they can't accept that. maybe other carriers are different. but I tried it with SPARKS funding.
Alice Smith KS
44:08
We will attempt to fund all grants that meet the IMLS criteria and are a pandemic response for your library and how your library operates. There is a possibility for partial funding of a projects.
ksuter
45:05
Can we use funds to secure translators for a digital inclusion education programming? We have a large Burmese population.
Mendy Pfannenstiel--Ark City
47:46
For the FAQ... The funding won't cover construction projects, but would it cover materials? For example, if we're interested in building an outdoor work space with charging stations, what would the ARPA funds allow?
Alice Smith KS
47:49
We have a FAQ document on the website with common questions. We will answer all of your questions and add those to the FAQ document. arpagrant@ks.gov
Alice Smith KS
48:03
Yes, Mendy.
Alice Smith KS
48:30
You can have materials covered and then you pay for the construction with local funding or use volunteers for labor.
Alice Smith KS
49:06
Story walk materials would be allowed but you could not pay someone to install them.
Alice Smith KS
50:10
translators would be covered if included as a part of the scope of your project.
Mendy Pfannenstiel--Ark City
50:50
Thanks, Alice! :)
Kathleen Morgan
50:52
Just to confirm, construction fees are not covered, but you can pay someone to install tech equipment? (Cameras, microphones, etc.)?
Alice Smith KS
51:02
You cannot pay ahead for any service or pay for prior service.
Alice Smith KS
52:32
Kathleen, you cannot pay an electrician to install equipment. But you can pay a technologist or technology consultant to help install any technology.
Kathleen Morgan
53:07
Got it. Thanks!
Jeff Hixon - State Library
54:03
There will be a webinar on the Emergency Connectivity Fund project on Tuesday, June 22.
Margie Sheppard NNLM R3
54:06
Great opportunity for KS libraries!
Alice Smith KS
54:25
Please be mindful of the availability of technology purchases from the upcoming ECF grants
Kim Priest Mary Cotton Library, Sabetha...BKRT
54:27
Will digital subscriptions from a company be eligible if it is tied into our project?
Mike McDonald - NEKLS
54:33
https://www.emergencyconnectivityfund.org/
Mary
55:54
What is the website again?
Susan Moyer
56:06
willl there be a sample of a project versus a laundry list of equipment?
Mary
56:20
Ok...thank you
Sandy Wilkerson-NCKLS
56:24
kslib.info/arpa
Alice Smith KS
56:34
kslib.info/arpa
Alice Smith KS
57:30
Kim, the subscription would need to end by January 30, 2022.
Grace Kastens - Atwood Public Library
57:56
Thank you
Tammie Benham-SEKLS
58:00
Then would that be the one library's project and the other libraries could write?
Dodge City Public Library-Lori Juhlin
58:00
Thank you!
Betsy- Moundridge
58:03
Thank you
Kathy Hale-Savonburg
58:04
thank you
Kathleen Morgan
58:04
Thanks!