United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant

SAGEThe United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grants enable two people to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Applicants must be active in their college or university Friends of the Library group, or be college/university library staff members who work in development. A grant of $850, plus full Annual Conference registration, will be awarded to each recipient.



Requirements for application:

  • The applicant must be a member of the college/university Friends of the Library group, or a college/university library staff member that works with the Friends of the Library or in development.
  • The applicant must be a first-time attendee of any ALA conference (Midwinter or Annual).
  • The applicant must include a recommendation from a board member of the college/university Friends of the Library group, or the college/university library director

Award Recipients

  • 2016 - April Anaya and Michelle Brasseur
  • 2015 - Molly Hart and Heather Murphy
  • 2014 - Essraa Nawar