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ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award

Award to a USA Library to Recognize
Exemplary Community Programming

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Library Association (ALA)

Deadline Date:

02/01/20

Description:

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Award of $5,000 to a USA public, special, academic, or school library to recognize exemplary community programming. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge a program that is open to the public, addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation.

An eligible cultural/thematic program or program series is one that features the humanities, sciences, arts, creative arts, community and civic engagement programs, as well as programs in conjunction with exhibitions, community-wide reading programs, or other community-wide programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Award consists of $5,000 and a citation of achievement.

Term of Contract:

The Award will be given to recognize a program or program series that was presented during the preceding year (September 1- August 31).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

In recognition that programming is an essential part of service delivery in all types of libraries, school, public, academic, and special libraries are all eligible. The nominated program/series must have been for a public audience.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: February 1, 2020

Application for the ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award is in the form of a self-nomination submitted online. The winning library will be presented the award at the ALA Annual Conference.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Self-Nomination Form: http://www.ala.org/tools/ala-excellence-library-programming-award-nomination-form

Colleen Barbus
cbarbus@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-3277

Cheryl Malden
cmalden@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-3247
Fax: (312) 944-3897

Samantha Oakley
soakley@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-5287

American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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