Apply without delay — these grant and award applications are due soon.
Read Best Small Library in America 2012: The Independence Public Library, KS to learn how the library's small staff of 8 strove to save it from closure, by building relationships within the community and with local legislators.
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Donation Grant
Grant: multiple copies of approximately 100 titles by African American authors and illustrators, including a full set of the year's winning and honor titles
Deadline: January 31, 2012
Application form & details
Nominations are open for the 2011 Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Schools, Libraries, and Communities Award.
DPI is seeking nominations of "partnerships between and among schools, libraries, and communities that have resulted in programs or projects which demonstrate the great potential and spirit of rural Wisconsin."
The Eisner Foundation is soliciting nominations of non-profit organizations for the Eisner Prize. Five finalists will receive an award of $5,000 cash. After an in-person interview with The Eisner Foundation staff and board, a winner will be selected in the summer of 2011, presented with $100,000, and honored at a celebration.
The Better World Books/NCFL (National Center for Family Literacy) Libraries and Families Award recognizes exceptional family programming currently operating in libraries. Each year 3 winning libraries are awarded $10,000 in grants.
The EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Public Library Service Award provides recognition and a $1,000 honorarium to a public library serving a population of 10,000 or less that demonstrates excellence of service to its community as exemplified by