Grants Available for Banned Books Week From Freedom To Read Foundation

Event grants for Banned Books Week from the Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund of the Freedom to Read Foundation are available until April 30. These are $1,000 and/or $2,500 to support “Read-Outs” or other activities to commemorate the week on September 21-27, 2014. During its five years, the Krug fund has supported 28 projects; photos are available on FTRF’s Facebook page and Flickr stream. Information about these events is at

Organizations are required to submit an event description, timeline, and budget with their applications and agree to provide a written report, photos and video from their event(s) to FTRF following Banned Books Week. Available from ALA is a list of thousands of banned and/or challenged titles in the 2010 “Banned Books Resource Guide”  as well as Banned Books Week posters, buttons, bookmarks, t-shirts, bracelets, and tote bags.


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