Innovative Libraries Grant for developing countries – now open for applications

Applications for this grant to libraries in developing countries for 2011 has just opened.  The grant is given for:

Programmes to enhance library infrastructure;  Expansion of information resources through digitization or preservation; Training and education programmes for staff; Partnerships between institutions in developing countries and developed countries

The above list is just a rough summary; you need to see the Elsevier website for more detail and information on how to apply.  Note there is a list of criteria under the heading “Preference will be given to proposals that clearly demonstrate the following” and other guidelines are given, including what information will be needed in the application

Proposals deadline 15th September 2011

To be submitted online from 1st June until 15 September – I guess they will have an online application form available from 1st June

One year grants USD 5,000 – 50,000;  Multi-year grants up to three years USD 5,000 – 50,000 per year

Good luck!

Jean Shaw, Partnerships in Health Information


About jgreigshaw

I work with Partnerships in Health Information which promotes partnership between libraries in Africa and the UK with an emphasis in African leadership. I have visited Kenya, Mali, Uganda and Zambia though Phi has contacts in many more African countries.
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