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Instructions for Completing Fillable PDF Grant Forms

Applications for grants funded or administered by the Illinois State Library are provided in a fillable PDF format, which allows applicants to enter data directly into the form using their computer and Adobe Reader. Applicants are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of all information provided in any grant application.

Completing Fillable PDF Grant Application Forms

Grant applicants should review the following instructions for successfully completing the fillable PDF grant forms on the State Library's website:

E-mailing Completed Fillable PDF Grant Application Forms

After you have completed the form and saved a final version of the file to your computer, you may then e-mail the PDF file to the State Library as an attachment via either a desktop e-mail client (e.g., Microsoft Outlook) or Web e-mail account (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo Mail). Following are instructions for both methods.

Using a Desktop E-mail Client:

Using Web E-mail:

Grant Program E-mail Addresses
Adult Literacy
Blind and Physically Handicapped/Talking Book and Braille Service
Competitive / Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
Live and Learn Construction
Project Next Generation
Public Library Per Capita and Equalization
Public Library Construction Act
School District Library
All other State Library grant programs not listed in this table