Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award

For Immediate Release
Mon, 11/05/2012


Cheryl Malden

Program Officer

Executive Office (EXEC)

1-800-545-2433 ext.3247

CHICAGO — Do you know of a library that has had a successful library financial development program?  Recognize this successful project with a nomination for the Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award funded by Gale Cengage, Inc. 

Since 1985, The Gale Cengage Learning Award recognizes a library organization that has exhibited meritorious achievement in carrying out a library financial development project to secure new funding resources for a public, school or academic library.   A variety of academic, public and school libraries have been the recipients of this award.

Former award recipients include the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Public Library Foundation (2012), Princeton (N.J.) Public Library (2010), the New York University Bobst Library (1990) and the Friends of the Town of Pelham (N.Y.) Library.  The award includes $2,500 and a 24k gold-framed citation. 

ALA is currently accepting nominations for the Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award.  Six copies of the nomination form are to be submitted to ALA by Dec. 1, 2012.  Selection of the awardee will be made by the end of February, 2013 and announced in early March 2013.  For additional information, contact Liz Bishoff, Award Jury Chair or Cheryl Malden, ALA Governance Office,