Americans and the Holocaust Phase 2: Application Instructions

Americans and the Holocaust: A Traveling Exhibition for Libraries. What did Americans know? What more could have been done?

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Deadline for Submission: 11:59pm CT on Saturday, October 14, 2023

Award Notification: January 2024

Apply Online via our grants management platform.

Preview a PDF of the application here.

How To Apply

To submit a proposal, go to the online application form and complete the following steps. If this is your first time submitting an application through our grants management system, you may want to first review our How to Apply webpage.

If you encounter problems interacting with our online grants management platform due to difficulties with assistive technologies, please contact or call 312.280.5045. Please also include information about the nature of your accessibility barrier so we can best provide support.

1. Create/Access Your Account

Applications will be completed via the ALA PPO grants management platform.

Create a New Account (New Users)

  1. Visit the Log on page.
    • It’s recommended that you bookmark this page in your internet browser for ease of access.
  2. Click “Create New Account”.
  3. Enter your personal information then click “Next”.
    • The email address you enter will act as your username when logging on to the site in the future.
    • Fields with an asterisk next to them are required fields, and you must complete them before moving forward.
    • Note you can always click on the “Cancel Account Creation” button to abandon the registration process.
  4. Create a password for your account and click “Create Account”.
  5. Upon creating an account, you will be taken to the Email Confirmation page, so you can confirm that you are receiving emails from the system.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions and click “Continue” to finish the registration process.
  7. Now you have an account in this system; and remember, this is an account that you will use for both present and future applications.

If at any time after creating an account, you can’t remember your password, you may click on the “Forgot Your Password?” link on the Logon page, enter your email address, and you will be sent a link to reset your password.

Ensure you receive messages regarding your application! Emails regarding your application status will come from Save this email address as a contact to ensure messages are not marked as spam.

Once signed in, click “apply” to bring up a list of available grant opportunities. Search "Americans and the Holocaust" to begin your application for this opportunity.

2. Enter Project Name

To begin your application, enter AATH2023 into the “Project Name” field. Please do not enter an original project name.

3. Complete Each Section of the Application

4. Review and Edit Your Application

5. Submit Your Application

Once you have completed all parts of your application, you may submit it by selecting the “Submit” button. All applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm CT on October 14, 2023. Applicants submitted after that time will be ineligible.

Note that once you have submitted your application, you can no longer alter it. The application will then be submitted for review. You will receive an email confirming submission of your application.

Ensure you receive messages regarding your application! Emails regarding your application status will come from Please save this email address as a contact to prevent notification emails from being marked as spam.