Grant Opportunity: Alibris Collection Award
The Alibris Collection Award is an annual grant of up to $3,000 worth of books to an academic, public, special or K-12 library supporting specific collection development projects that advance the mission, priority areas, and goals of the selected library.
The purpose of the Award is to help provide materials for libraries with replacement projects, retrospective collection development projects, or routine collection building needs. Past recipients have included the YWCA of Metropolitain Chicago for books benefiting sexual assault survivors, Flower Mound Public Library in Texas for beginning reading books, Baxter County Public Library in Arkansas for books about Japanese-American internment camps during World War II and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital of Ohio for books about development disabilities.
The deadline for applications is December 1, 2007
For more information, http://www.alibris.com/librarians/collection_award.cfm