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I Love My Librarian Award

Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize their
Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Library Association (ALA)

Deadline Date:

10/21/19

Description:

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Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, school, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize librarians for going above and beyond their role as librarian and improving lives in their communities. In addition to the cash award, each nominee will be presented with a plaque, and a travel stipend to attend the awards ceremony and reception held in their honor.

The strongest nominations provide specific, compelling evidence to illustrate why a particular librarian deserves the award.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174273

Number of Grants:

Each year 10 librarians are selected.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each librarian will receive a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the awards ceremony and reception held in their honor.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Each nominee must be a librarian with a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association in library and information studies or a master’s degree with a specialty in school library media from an educational unit accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Nominees must be currently working in the United States in a public library, a library at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or at an accredited K-12 school.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations for the 2019-2020 I Love My Librarian Award are open through October 21. Winners will be announced in early December.

The I Love My Librarian Award ceremony will take place on Jan. 25, 2020, during ALA’s Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Philadelphia.

About the Award: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/lovemylibrarian/about

Press Release: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2019/06/nominate-superstar-librarian-national-i-love-my-librarian-award

Contact Information:

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

Nominate a Librarian: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/nominate-your-librarian

Resubmit a nomination from previous year: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/resubmit-i-love-my-librarian-nomination

Direct questions to: campaign@ala.org

American Library Association
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
1.800.545.2433

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Geographic Focus:

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