Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund Grants for Programs During Banned Books Week – applications due April 30

Each year the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) distributes grants to organizations to support activities that raise awareness of intellectual freedom and censorship issues during the annual Banned Books Week celebration (September 22-28, 2024).  Staff at all types of libraries,…

Congressional earmarks and libraries: Apply for projects Feb. 28-March 17

In 2021, Congress revived the practice of including earmarks in appropriations bills after a 10-year absence. Earmark funding goes directly to the entity designated by Congress for the specified project (separate from regular federal programs). Earmarks were rebranded “Congressionally Directed…