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John Cotton Dana (JCD) Library Public Relations Award

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and
Organizations to Recognize 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:

03/27/20 12:00 AM (EDT)

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

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GrantWatch ID#: 179527

Term of Contract:

A JCD application must be a public relations/strategic communication program that occurred entirely during 2019, the 2018‐2019 academic year, or a multi‐year project completed in 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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

All types of libraries are welcome to enter, and international entries are welcome. Eligible applicants include:
- College/University
- Public
- School
- Special
- State
- Friends Group
- Library Associations
- Library Consortia

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.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted from Jan 25 2020 12:00 AM (EST) to Mar 27 2020 12:00 AM (EDT). Awards for entries selected will be announced in Spring 2020.

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.

Electronic submissions are required.

For more information, see: https://ebsco.smapply.io/

Contact Information:

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

Apply at: https://ebsco.smapply.io/prog/john_cotton_dana_awards_2020/

For questions or concerns, please contact Kate Waldron at kwaldron@ebsco.com or contact the JCD Committee Chair, Patrick Zin at pzinn@library.tamu.edu.

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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

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