The 2018 Catalyst Fund application cycle is now closed. Check back with us in late 2018 for new information about the 2019 Catalyst Fund cycle.

Catalyst Idea

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, check the current list of LYRASIS members or contact Member Support.
First Name:
Last Name:
Title for the Idea:
Briefly state the purpose or goal for the idea:
  • 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.

Upload your idea as a PDF here:

  • 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 2 pages will be not be accepted