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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Honor Outstanding Character in a Challenging Situation

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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)Guam (USA)Puerto Rico (USA)Virgin Islands (USA)Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)  Marshall Islands (USA)  Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon

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The Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced With Adversity

American Library Association (ALA)

Grant Provider's 990

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #166587

Grant Description

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with honor and grace. In addition to a generous cash prize, the awardee will receive a certificate and a symbolic object from Lemony Snicket. The purpose of the award program is to remind readers everywhere of the joyous importance of librarians and the trouble that is all too frequently unleashed upon them.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The nominee must be a librarian.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: February 1, 2023

This award is given out on an annual basis.

Award information: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/ala-awards-program

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000, along with an odd, symbolic object from the sponsor's private stash, and a certificate.

Contact Information:

Application: https://www.ala.org/tools/lemony-snicket-prize-application

Cheryl Malden, Staff Liaison
Email: cmalden@ala.org
Phone: (312) 280-3247
Fax: 312 944-3897

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