GRANTS FOR INNOVATIVE CONFERENCE PROGRAMMING
Neal-Schuman Foundation has established a new grant program. Awards
ranging from $250-$1,000 are available to support innovative conference
programming by state and regional library associations. Preference
will be given to programs that focus on increasing public support
for libraries, help librarians and library supporters communicate
the importance of libraries and librarians, seek to improve library
funding, or influence public policy about libraries and information-related
Neal-Schuman Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation formed
to aid, assist, and promote research and educational activities
for the improvement of library and information services. Founded
by Patricia Glass Schuman and John Vincent Neal in 2000, the Foundation
has awarded research and program grants to Friends of Library
USA , the Knowledge River Program at the University of Arizona
's School of Information Resources and Library Science, and the
Sara Fine Institute at the University of Pittsburgh 's School
of Information Sciences.
announcing funding priorities for 2005-2006, Patricia Glass Schuman
said: "For 2005-2006, we are focusing on the grassroots.
By awarding grants to state and regional library associations,
we hope to help bring the library message to local librarians
and library supporters."
grant application is attached to this announcement. Grant applications
should be returned to The Foundation by October 15, 2005. The
Foundation will select and announce winners by November 15, 2005.
For more information, please contact Charles Harmon at 212-925-8650,
x310 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Street, Suite 2004
York, NY 10038
for Conference Programming Grants
of State or Regional Library Association: __________________________
_____________________________ Fax: ___________________
are applying for funding in the amount of $_____ (between $250-$1,000)
of program] to be held at our conference during _______________
[dates of conference].
attach a sheet indicating the following:
Description of Program
Budget Details (how funds requested would be used)
be eligible, applications must be received by October 15, 2005.
will be announced by November 15, 2005.
further information, contact Neal-Schuman at one of the following:
212-925-8650, ext. 310