ABC-CLIO Leadership Grant

About the ABC-CLIO Leadership Grant The ABC-CLIO Leadership Grant is given to school library associations that are AASL affiliates for planning and implementing leadership programs at the state, regional, or local levels. New ideas and approaches to leadership are encouraged.

Established in 1986.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

An annual grant of up to $1,750.
This award is given out on an annual basis.


Applicant must be a current member of the AASL Affiliate Assembly.

Applicant Responsibility

See the AASL website.

Application Instructions

See the AASL website to apply.

Contact Information

Ms. Allison K. Cline (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2023) -
Work Phone: (312) 280-4385
American Library AssociationAmerican Association of School Librarians
225 N Michigan Ave
Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616

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Selection Criteria

See the AASL website for criteria.


Winners are announced in the spring.