Freedom to Read Foundation Banned Books Weeks Grant

Focus: 
Library programming
Target: 
Public
School
Special
Academic
Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Notes: 

From the ALA website:

Applications are now being accepted for the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Banned Books Weeks Grants offered through the Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund.

Each year FTRF distributes grants to non-profit organizations to support activities that raise awareness of intellectual freedom and censorship issues during the annual Banned Books Weeks celebration (Sept. 22 - 28, 2019) Staff at all types of libraries, schools, universities, and community organizations are encouraged to apply. Grants are awarded at two levels, $1,000 and $2,500.

To be eligible for a grant, organizations must not have been a recipient of an FTRF grant within the past five years. Grantees are encouraged to share their events on social media and with the press. A follow-up report detailing expenditures, numbers of participants, links to press coverage and a narrative of the event is due within six weeks of the Banned Books Week celebration.

For additional information, and to apply for a grant, please click here.