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 → ]
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Congratulations to eight of our schools that have been awarded grants from the Library Book Selection Service Endowment Fund. The grants provide each of the libraries with a set of books in the Monarch, Rebecca Caudill, or Abraham Lincoln programs. These programs promote reading and allow students from kindergarten through the 12th grade to share their love of reading and vote for their favorite book.[ 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 → ]
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 → ]
Technology Grants for Rural Schools Grant Amount: $1,000 to $10,000 Contact: Foundation for Rural Education and Development Deadline: Annually in September Application: Foundation for Rural Education and Development Technology Grants Grant Synopsis: Grants are designed to help public schools in rural areas, served by OPASTCO members, bring modern computers to classrooms, connect schools to the [...][ Read More → ]