Foundation / Corporation
Public Library Association (PLA) and Romance Writers of America
12/10/18 11:59 PM CST
Grants of $4,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to expand or build up its romance fiction collection, as well as to fund romance fiction programs. Funding is intended to purchase romance fiction or for program expenses such as author honorariums, travel expenses, or others.
The applying library must demonstrate a plan or examples for use of the funds, such as hosting a system-wide training day on the romance genre, buying romance novels for the library collection, creating readers advisory materials on the genre and/or hosting romance fiction oriented programs. The library should show a desire to improve awareness of the romance genre in the library.
Priority will be given to libraries with a financial need or in disaster recovery areas looking to rebuild their romance fiction collections.
GrantWatch ID#: 164637
Only one public library shall receive this annual grant. No grant shall be given if applicants do not meet the grant criteria.
The grant will consist of $4,500 cash award from the Romance Writers of America.
Any size public library is eligible.
The deadline to apply for PLA 2019 Service Awards and Grants is December 10, 2018 at 11:59 PM Central. PLA reserves the right to extend the deadline.
PLA Award Juries will select winning submissions and PLA will announce results in February 2019. Award winners will be recognized at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.