U.S. libraries of all types are invited to apply for a $3,000 grant that will be awarded to the best public awareness campaign that promotes the 2015 National Library Week theme "Unlimited possibilities @ your library" (April 12-18, 2015).
You'll need to access the contest guidelines here. There are links to past winners for you to explore.
This grant is generously supported by Scholastic Library Publishing.
To apply for this year's grant, complete the electronic application here.
Deadline for grant applications is December 30, 2014.
Proposals are judged by the National Library Week subcommittee of the ALA Public Awareness Committee. They're judged on the basis of how well they meet the contest criteria, along with other factors including creativity, originality, clarity of planning, and potential for generating widespread public visibility and support for libraries.
The winner will be notified and announced following the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago, January 30-February 3, 2015. The winner will be publicized on the ALA (www.ala.org) and Campaign for America’s Libraries (www.ala.org/@yourlibrary) websites following the Midwinter Meeting.
Want $3,000 to make your NLW campaign really amazing? Apply this month!