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John Cotton Dana (JCD) Library Public Relations Award

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Libraries
and Associated Groups for Excellence in Public Outreach

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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H.W. Wilson Foundation, American Library Association (ALA), and EBSCO

Deadline Date:

03/30/18

Description:

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Awards to USA, Canada, and International libraries and library-serving organizations to recognize an exemplary public relations or strategic communication program. Possible programs include year-long centennial celebrations, summer literacy programs, awareness campaigns, innovative community partnerships, or fundraising for a college library.

A JCD application must be a public relations/strategic communication program that occurred entirely during 2017, the 2016‐2017 academic year, or a multi‐year project completed in 2017.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179527

Estimated Size of Grant:

In recognition of their achievement, John Cotton Dana award winners receive a cash award from the H.W. Wilson Foundation.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Strategic library communication campaigns may be submitted by any library, Friends group, consulting agency or service provider.

The only exclusions are institutions represented by John Cotton Dana Award Committee members, John Cotton Dana Award Committee members from the previous year, organizational units of the American Library Association, and EBSCO Information Services and the H.W. Wilson Foundation.

All types of libraries are welcome to enter, and international entries are welcome.

Library Categories:
-College/University Public
-School
-Special
-State
-Friends Group
-Library Associations
-Library Consortia

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline has been extended to March 30, 2018.

Awards for entries selected will be announced in Spring 2018. All entrants will be invited to attend a special John Cotton Dana Awards Reception sponsored by EBSCO, the H.W. Wilson, and LLAMA/ALA at the ALA Annual Conference, where award‐winning campaigns will be honored.

Contact Information:

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

Submit an Entry:
https://ebsco.fluidreview.com/

Kate Waldron
kwaldron@ebsco.com

Patrick Zinn, JCD Committee Chair
pzinn@library.tamu.edu

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.