The ALA Washington Office is participating in the Google Policy Fellowship program for the summer of 2011. Google Policy Fellows work in diverse areas of information policy that include broadband, net neutrality, free expression, open access to information, domestic and international copyright policy, online privacy, and open government. Read the District Dispatch post here. The deadline [...]
The National Education Association (NEA) is partnering with Youth Service America to offer Youth Leaders for Literacy grants to support service-learning projects focused on increasing young people’s interest in reading and improving literacy in schools and communities. Youth Leaders for Literacy will award 30 young people from across the U.S. with $500 grants. Successful projects [...]
Check out this recorded webinar ”Rural Libraries Beefing Up the Funds” from ALA Learn about planning grants, community facilities and broadband grants and the application process.
Due to the overwhelming “success” of the end of year course sale, the sale has ended. Pennyslvania’s course credits, purchased with Webjunction affiliation, are gone for this calendar year. The contract with Webjunction will be renewed, and courses will be available again beginning January 11, 2011 at the reduced price of $5 a course, as opposed to the [...]
What’s the big idea YOU want to share with the world, and how would you share it? Win an opportunity to go to the first TedWomen Conference in DC. Submit your idea here. (it could be about libraries you know…) ps: do you know TED?
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is accepting applications for mini-grants intended to expand youth literacy programs to include and celebrate a variety of cultures in public libraries. Intended as an expansion of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), the mini-grants will be awarded to libraries that demonstrate a [...]
Procrastinating about signing up for Webjunction online training? Wait no more! From now until the end of the year, you may register FREE for any of the courses available through PA Webjunction. Sign up now, and have up to a year to take the course! Sale ends December 31, 2010. You must be registered with [...]
Extended Deadline: State Farm and Youth Service America offering grants for youth-led service-learning initiatives in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to encourage semester-long projects (following YSA’s Semester of Service framework) that launch on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (January 17, 2011) and culminate on Global Youth Service Day (April 15-17, [...]