Foundation / Corporation
Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize
07/08/22 11:59 PM EDT
Award to a USA public library to recognize outstanding community impact. The award criteria will be based on community engagement, efforts to promote inclusion, collaboration with local government, community recognition, leadership development, environmental sustainability, and inventiveness. In addition to a cash prize, the winning library will also be profiled in the November issue of Library Journal and online.
The Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize, developed in partnership between the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation and Library Journal, was created in 2019 to recognize the public library as a vital community asset. When libraries, civic entities, organizations, and the people they serve become close partners, their communities thrive.
The winning library will be identified based on the degree of its impact on the community in the following key areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 196885
Prize: One winning library will receive $250,000 in unfettered grant monies from the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation. The winning library will also be profiled in the November issue of Library Journal and online. Honorable mentions may also be named.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit nominations at https://mediasource.formstack.com/forms/the_2022_jerry_kline_community_impact_prize_submission_form_copy.
Questions? Please contact Meredith Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief, Library Journal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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