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Minnesota Academic Innovators Award

Award to a Minnesota Individual for Exceptional
Contributions to the Advancement of Libraries

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Minnesota Library Association (MLA) and MLA Academic and Research Libraries Division (ARLD)

Deadline Date:

04/13/20

Description:

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Award to a Minnesota individual or team to recognize exceptional contributions to the advancement of libraries. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge librarians who have promoted the mission of academic libraries through creative programs, projects, or services. The recipient of the Innovators Award is recognized and presented with a cash award at ARLD Day.

Projects, programs, or services should demonstrate creativity, quality, and innovation within the context of an academic institution. Innovation is doing something in a new way.  Innovation can be a brand new idea or refining something that’s always been done with great results.  Innovation will be considered very broadly and is not limited to technology.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144974

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$300

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominees must be employed by or associated with an academic or research library, and/or organization that furthers the mission of academic libraries. A nominee may not be a current officer of ARLD. Nominees and nominators do not need to be ARLD or ACRL members to qualify.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations can be made online through April 13, 2020.

Self nominations are accepted. The ARLD Awards committee will receive and evaluate nominations.

The award recipient will be notified prior to ARLD Day at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

The award recipient will be recognized at ARLD Day at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Contact Information:

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

Nomination Page: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSelbhKVHqvS_RLDqiXFbG1jmH8TgOsn3yjCYz-7sew-TJydtA/viewform

Questions? Contact Megan Kocher (mkocher@umn.edu)

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota

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