RBDB stands for the Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program. This grant from New York State (NYS) provides approximately $230,000/yr to fund projects that will benefit the region's libraries. The actual funding amount is dependent on the annual NYS budget.
RBDB Regulations 90.19
RBDB Law 273
RBDB Law 273 (Guidelines)
WNYLRC member libraries and library systems are invited once a year to submit grant applications for the competitive RBDB Member Grant program. Grant guidelines, application and other information are available midsummer. Notification are sent to the Main Contact for each WNYLRC member library and library system eligible to participate. Please read the guidelines carefully prior to submitting and application.
2014 Member Grant Application Materials:
Deadline: 4:30 pm - Friday, November 1, 2013
Example of a well written RBDB Grant: Application and Final Report
Final Report 2013
Final Report 2012
RBDB Grant Summaries