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ALSC/Candlewick Press Light the Way Grant

Grant to a USA Library for Outreach
Projects Targeting Underserved Children

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Library Association (ALA) - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Deadline Date:

12/16/20

Description:

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Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for outreach efforts addressing underserved populations in the community. Funding is intended for projects that engage underserved children, from birth to age 14. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for the expansion of work already being implemented.

Special population children may include (but are not limited to) those who have learning or physical differences, those who are speaking English as a second language, those who are in a non-traditional school environment, those who are in non-traditional family settings (such as teen parents, foster children, children in the juvenile justice system, and children in gay and lesbian families), and those who need accommodation service to meet their needs.

The grant recognizes that underserved populations vary from community to community, and all programs that seek to specifically address concerns in this area are eligible for consideration.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176910

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$3,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

USA libraries are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

All applications are due by December 16th, 2020.

Winners will be announced via a press release on the ALSC website in February/March.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://airtable.com/shrdKCPhvZXdiuR9e

If you have questions about your application, please reach out to the co-chairs of the ALSC Program and Services Recognition committee, Erin Lovelace (elovelace@henricolibrary.org) and Jacqueline Partch (jacquelp@multcolib.org).

ALA American Library Association
225 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1300
Chicago IL 60611
1.800.545.2433

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