Catalyst Fund Idea

  • Use the template to describe your idea.
  • Follow these instructions and save your completed Idea as a PDF prior to upload. Only PDFs will be accepted.
  • Idea descriptions longer than two pages will not be accepted.

Name of applicant organization:
Is your organization a member of LYRASIS?

  • Note that only LYRASIS members are eligible to apply to the Catalyst Fund.
    If you are unsure of your organization’s status, contact Member Support.
First Name:
Last Name:
Title for the Idea:
(max 150 characters)
Briefly state the purpose or goal for the idea:
(max 400 characters)
  • Note that this statement will serve as a brief introduction to your idea should it go forward to the Leaders Circle in the final selection phase, so make this a compelling statement.

Upload your idea as a PDF here:

After submission, a confirmation copy of the idea will be sent immediately to the email address provided above.