The State Treasurer’s conference to expand the financial literacy of women was wonderful. The Lewis & Clark Library System and 12 member libraries co-sponsored exhibit (10 Reasons Smart Women Use Their Library) was a crowd pleasing success. Conference participants from White Hall, Edwardsville, Six Mile, Red Bud, Freeburg, Glen Carbon, Mississippi Valley, O’Fallon, Belleville, Fairview [...][ Read More → ]
Posts tagged with "publics"
The State of Illinois does not have universal public library service and as a result, approximately 1 million residents do not have public library service. Over the last 40 years, various studies and reports have researched how public library service could be brought to this unserved group. The reports and studies, posted on the Illinois [...][ Read More → ]
Libri Foundation Grant Grant Amount: $1,050 maximum Contact: Libri Foundation Deadline: Annually in January, April and August Application: Books for Children Application Grant Synopsis: The Libri Foundation accepts applications for its Books for Children grants three times each year. The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children’s books to [...][ Read More → ]
ALIBRIS Collection Award Grant Amount: $3,000 maximum Contact: ALIBRIS for Libraries Deadline: Annually Application: ALIBRIS Collection Award Application Grant Synopsis: The ALIBRIS Collection Award is an annual grant of up to $3,000 work of books awarded to academic, public, special, or K-12 library supporting a specific collection development project that advances the mission, priority areas [...][ Read More → ]
Humana Foundation Grants Grant Amount: Contact: Humana Foundation Deadline: Annually in November Application: Humana Foundation Online Application Grant Synopsis: The Humana Foundation funds and nurtures projects and nonprofit organizations in communities where the company has a meaningful presence, including Illinois. Support is provided in three fields: 1) domestic and international health; 2) education; and 3) [...][ Read More → ]
Verizon Foundation Grant Amount: Dependent on Grant Contact: Verizon Foundation Deadline: Annually, between January to November Application: Verizon’s Online Application Grant Synopsis: The Verizon Foundation awards schools literacy and techonology grants. Verizon Foundation is a leading supporter of innovative, technology-based approaches to literacy and K-12 education. They deliver online resources for learning targeted to literacy [...][ Read More → ]