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RUSA/Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS) and National Organization on Disability (NOD) Award

Award to USA Library Organization to
Improve Services for People with Disabilities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Library Association (ALA) - Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), Keystone Systems

Deadline Date:

02/12/21

Description:

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Award of $1,000 to a USA library organization in recognition of services to people with disabilities. The award is intended to honor a library for efforts to expand existing or create new services. Projects should demonstrate innovation and organization. The award can be for a specific service(s) program or for a library that has made their total services more accessible through changing physical and/or attitudinal barriers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 192811

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,000

Number of Grants:

1 (one)

Estimated Size of Grant:

A $1,000 award and certificate.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

A library organization that has provided services for people with disabilities. The award can be for a specific service(s) program or for a library that has made their total services more accessible.

Pre-Application Information:

Submission Deadline: February 12th, 2021

When submitting the application, use one or more documents to provide the following information:
- Project title and period covered by project
- Long-term program goals
- Methodology used to meet specific goals. Were persons with disabilities included in identifying these goals?
- Describe activities carried out in the project year for each specified goal. - Please include any documentation to support how achievement of the project goals increased opportunities in the community both for acceptance and participation of persons with disabilities.
- Describe funding sources and how funding was secured. Please include in-kind service (if applicable), number of volunteers and their estimated dollar value.
- Describe how the award prize money will be used and the anticipated result.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://forms.gle/wSDvFUdMRJtUS1Ka7

RUSA office:
(312) 280-4399
rusa@ala.org

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