For immediate release | September 9, 2014

Applications for United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grants due Jan. 15

PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries is accepting applications for the United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant through Jan. 15, 2015.

The United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grants will enable two academic Friends to attend the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. Applications must be either active in their college or university Friends of the Library group, or be academic library staff members who works in development. A grant of $850, plus full Annual Conference registration, will be awarded to each recipient.

For more information and to apply, visit

Founded in 1965, SAGE is an independent company that shares with librarians the belief that flourishing educational programs and engaged scholarship create healthy minds and healthy societies. SAGE's publishing program ranges across the social sciences, humanities, medicine and engineering and includes journals, books, and digital products for academic and professional markets. SAGE value working closely with librarians to achieve shared goals, including partnering on white papers and research projects to meet the changing needs of students and researchers.

SAGE is a global group of companies, including CQ Press and Adam Matthew.

United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is a division of the American Library Association that supports those who govern, promote, advocate, and fundraise for libraries. United for Libraries brings together library Trustees, advocates, Friends, and Foundations into a partnership that creates a powerful force for libraries in the 21st century. For more information or to join United for Libraries, visit the United for Libraries website or contact Jillian Kalonick at (312) 280-2161 or



Jillian Kalonick

Markting/Public Relations Specialist

United for Libraries