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If you are interested in pursuing a $1,000 or $2,500 grant to help with a Banned Books Week celebration in September, see the email below. Applications are due May 12th.
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<b>Posted on:</b> Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:14 AM<br>
<b>Author:</b> Stephanie Gerding<br>
<b>Subject:</b> FTRF Judith Krug Fund Banned Books Week Grants</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Deadline: May 12, 2017</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Each year the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) distributes grants to non-profit organizations including libraries, schools, and universities to support activities which raise awareness of
 intellectual freedom and censorship issues during the annual Banned Books Week celebration (September 24-30, 2017). Grants are awarded at two levels, $1,000 and $2,500. To be eligible for a grant, organizations must not have been a recipient of an FTRF grant
 within the past five years.</span></p>
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Grantees also receive an ALA 2017 Banned Books Week PromoKit valued at $84 which includes one poster, one roll of stickers, one 50-pack of the 2017 Field Report: Banned and Challenged Books, one 100-pack of bookmarks, and one tote bag.<br>
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Grantees are encouraged to share their events on social media and local press. A follow-up report detailing expenditures, numbers of participants, links to press coverage, and a narrative of the event is due within six weeks of the Banned Books Week celebration.
 For more information and to apply, visit <a href="http://www.ftrf.org/?page=Krug_BBW" target="_blank">
www.ftrf.org/?page=Krug_BBW</a>.</span></p>
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