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Current Grant Opportunities

March 11, 2015

The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office offers programming grants, traveling exhibitions and other resources for libraries of all types. Below is a list of current opportunities. To receive announcements about upcoming grants, subscribe to our electronic discussion lists.

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"The Vietnam War" Programming Kit Opportunity: Public libraries are invited to apply to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will air on PBS stations in fall 2017. Fifty public libraries will be selected, through a competitive application process, to receive the kit, which will include a programming guide and a copy of the full 18-hour documentary series on DVD, with public performance rights. The kit will help libraries participate in a national conversation about one of the most consequential, divisive and controversial events in American history. Apply by August 1, 2017. Learn more, read the full project guidelines and apply online.

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