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Charlie Robinson Award

Award to a USA Public Library Executive to Recognize
Innovative Accomplishments in Library Service

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Public Library Association and Baker and Taylor

Deadline Date:

12/04/17 11:59 PM CT


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Award of $1,000 to a USA public library director to recognize outstanding and innovative career achievements in implementing change and taking risks. The award criteria will cover the last seven year period of accomplishments and successes in serving community residents.

The Charlie Robinson Award honors a public library director who, over a period of seven years, has been a risk taker, an innovator and/or a change agent in a public library. The recipient should have been active in national and other professional associations and be known for developing and implementing programs which are responsive to the need of community residents.

The public library director will be honored at the ALA Annual Conference.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144804

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award consists of $1,000 and a gift to the librarian.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Members of the current Charlie Robinson Award Jury are ineligible to receive the Charlie Robinson Award.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply for PLA 2018 Service Awards and Grants is December 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM Central.

How to apply:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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800-545-2433, ext. 5PLA (5752)

ALA American Library Association
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611

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