Grants

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2017-2018 GLL SIS Grants Committee

 Christine Morton, Chair

  • Donna Bausch
  • Susan Falk
  • Sandra Marz
  • Regina Smith
  • Melanie Solon
  • Carol Suhre
  • Gail Warren
  • James Durham, Board Liaison

 Charges

Recommend to the Executive Committee how many grants should be offered this year (which conferences, number of grants, and monetary amount of each grant).

  • Solicit member applications for approved travel/conference grants. Utilize Newsletter, website and listserv to communicate information. Recognize all awardees.
  • Solicit member contributions to the GLL-SIS Grant Fund. Utilize Newsletter, website and listserv to communicate information. Recognize all donors.
  • Conduct Annual Meeting Silent Auction, both online and at the GLL-SIS Breakfast and Business Meeting, to raise funds for travel/conference grants.
  • Maintain a manual of procedures and/or timeline for the committee.
  • Update and revise the grant application.

2018 Grants

  • 2018 Equal Justice Conference Grant
    • One $2,000 grant
    • May 10-12, 2018; San Diego, CA
  • 2018 AALL Annual Meeting Travel Grant
    • Two $2,000 grants; 1 for a new librarian with less than five years of experience; 1 for an experienced librarian with more than five years of experience.
    • July 14-17, 2018; Baltimore, MD
  • The Dr. Joel Fishman 2018 AALL Annual Meeting Travel Grant
    • One $500 grant for a county law librarian.
    • July 14-17, 2018; Baltimore, MD