ADVICE & CONSULTING

PUBLIC LIBRARY OPERATING GRANT

Opening Date

PLOG opens early September

Deadline

Usually October 31st of the same year

How to proceed?

Who to contact?

1

Access PLOG Application

Public Library Operating (PLOG), Public Library Pay Equity (PE) and/or First Nation Salary Supplement (FNSS) Grants is completed through one single application form found within the Grants Ontario website.
2

Launch Notification

Each public library and contracting municipality will receive a launch e-mail from the Ministry just before the application opens.
3

Application Requirements

ALL libraries and contracting organizations must complete the main PLOG application form.

Note:

Beyond that, there are specific requirements. See examples.

  • if a library qualifies for PE, then a Pay Equity Report must be attached
  • if a library qualifies for FNSS, an FNSS Report must be attached
  • if a library receives more than $25,000 from the Ministry, then other financial data such as an audited statement is required;
  • and if library banking information has changed, then a new Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) form is required.
For assistance with PLOG, contact:

Peggy Malcolm

Nancy Cooper

For inquiries in French, contact:

Alexandra Taylor 

Ministry staff responsible for the Public Library Opening Grant:

Mima Casola (416-314-7613)

Contact Us

SOLS staff are available to provide assistance with the completion of this grant. Please contact Peggy Malcolm or Nancy Cooper.