Foundation / Corporation
H.W. Wilson Foundation, American Library Association (ALA), and EBSCO
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#: 179527
In recognition of their achievement, John Cotton Dana award winners receive a cash award from the H.W. Wilson Foundation.
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.
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.
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
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.