Grants to Bring Authors & Illustrators to Your Library

The Wisconsin Center for the Book’s 2010-2011 "Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators Speak" program will award up to 8 grants of $300 each to qualifying organizations wishing to bring a Wisconsin author or illustrator to their community to speak at a public event.

Applications will be judged on the basis of community outreach and collaboration, thoroughness of planning, and rationale for the choice of speaker. Application information is at the WAIS page.

Application deadline: July 1, 2010.

Apply for a Preservation Assistance Grant

ImagePreservation Assistance Grants of up to $6000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities help small and mid-sized institutions — like libraries, town & county records offices, and historical societies — improve their ability to preserve and care for their humanities collections. These may include books, photographs, and digital materials.

Matching grant: get an automatic external defibrillator

Tip from Mark Arend:

Interested in getting an automatic external defibrillator (AED) in your library?  Contact the Secretary of your local Masonic Lodge.  The Wisconsin Masonic Grand Lodge is providing matching grants to fund the placement of AEDs in schools and other public buildings.

Get details at the Project ADAM page.


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