Instructions for Completing Fillable PDF Grant Forms Illinois State Library


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

Institution Control and Branch Numbers

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:

Emailing 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 email the PDF file to the State Library as an attachment via either a desktop email client (e.g., Microsoft Outlook) or Webmail (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo Mail). Following are instructions for both methods.

Using a Desktop email Client:

Using Web email:


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