The full payment for FY23 State Grants-in-Aid allocations were disbursed to eligible libraries in January 2023. Please check with your finance department to ensure the allocation was received.
IMPORTANT: FY23 state aid funds can be used for eligible purchases that date back to July 1, 2022, since that is when FY23 began. ALL FY23 State Aid funds must be expended by June 30, 2023.
Accurately completing the Annual Report serves as a recognized Public Library's application for State Grants-in-Aid.
Access the recorded meeting using the link below
The 4.5.2 New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) governs State Grants-in-Aid to public libraries. To be eligible to receive state aid, recognized New Mexico public libraries must meet eligibility requirements as outlined in the 4.5.2 NMAC. All state grants-in-aid funds received must be expended or encumbered during the fiscal year in which they are given (before June 30 each year).
This is not an exhaustive list of all allowable and non-allowable expenditures. If there are questions as how to expend state aid funds, please contact Carmelita.Aragon@dca.nm.gov for clarification prior to making purchases.
State Grants-in-Aid Process