YES, BOOKS ARE STILL BEING CHALLENGED FOR REMOVAL IN 2014
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Thanks to thousands of libraries who participate in the Better World Books Discards and Donations program, we are able to offer library grants for the fourth consecutive year.
Better World Books
will be seeking
“Game Changing” ideas
which help advance a
compelling literacy project.
The needs and opportunities of the communities libraries serve vary widely and there are countless worthy projects to support. This grant process is inspired by the California State Library’s “Pitch an Idea”
program and is intended to solicit a wide range of applications that reflect this diversity.
$40,000 in funding is available; maximum grant amount per project is $15,000. Interested libraries can fill out the online application form. All applications are due by April 4th at 4pm ET. During the Selection Period selected libraries may be contacted by Better World Books for interviews or to provide additional project details as part of the evaluation process.
As you develop your Game Changing Ideas, keep the following in mind:
Applications now closed.Thanks to all of you who applied!
Applications OpenClick on the button above to fill out an online application form.
Applications DueAll applications are due by this date at 4pm ET. Submission instructions are included in the application form.
The Selection PeriodThe Better World Books Selection Committee will review all applications and contact finalists for interviews and/or additional project details when needed.
Winners AnnouncedFunding will be dispersed in May 2014.
Click here to see past winners
NCFL Libraries and Families Award
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