Tuesday, December 22, 2015
ALA Loleta D. Fyan Grant
Deadline: January 10, 2016
Loleta Fyan, 1951-52 ALA President, bequeathed funds to ALA with the intent that "these funds be used for the development and improvement of public libraries and the services they provide."
Applicants for grants up to $5,000 can include: local, regional or state libraries, associations or organizations, including units of the American Library Association; library schools; or individuals. The project(s):
- must result in the development and improvement of public libraries and the services they provide,
- must have the potential for broader impact and application beyond meeting a specific local need;
- should be designed to effect changes in public library services that are innovative and responsive to the future; and
- should be capable of completion within one year.