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Romance Writers of America Library Grant

Grant to a USA Public Library to Support
Romance Fiction Collections and Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Public Library Association (PLA) and Romance Writers of America

Deadline Date:

12/06/19 11:59 PM CST

Description:

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Grants of $4,500 to a USA 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. Priority will be given to libraries with a financial need or in disaster recovery areas looking to rebuild their romance fiction collections.

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. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 164637

Number of Grants:

Only one public library shall receive this annual grant. No grant shall be given if applicants do not meet the grant criteria.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The grant will consist of $4,500 cash award from the Romance Writers of America.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any size public library is eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply for PLA 2020 Service Awards and Grants is December 6, 2019 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 February 2020. Award winners will be recognized at the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL

Contact Information:

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

Submit an application: http://www.ala.org/pla/awards/apply

800-545-2433, ext. 5PLA (5752)
pla@ala.org

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming