ALA Accepting Applications for $2 Million in NEH-funded Covid-19 Relief Grants

Up to 200 U.S. libraries of all types will be selected to receive $10,000 grants to support, restore, and sustain their core activities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA Opens Applications for $135 Million in Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts is now accepting applications for $135 million in grants tied to the American Rescue Program established by Congress in March. Grants start at $50,000 and the deadlines range between the end of July and late September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Artist Relief Distributes $13.5 Million in Pandemic Grants

The funding initiative, created to assist artists suffering under the pandemic, has distributed more than $13.5 million in emergency grants to more than 2,700 individuals since it was launched in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NEH to Endow More than $4 Million in Publishing Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced $79 million in grants for 290 humanities projects and programs across the United States, including more than $4 million to book-related projects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2017: ALA, Google Announce $500,000 in Grants to Support Computer Skills

The American Library Association kicked off its 2017 annual conference on Thursday with a reception at Google’s Chicago office to celebrate a new $500,000 competitive grant program, sponsored by Google, to encourage computer skills in America’s libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: ALA Awards Will Eisner Library Grants

Libraries in Arizona and New York were each picked to receive nearly $7,000 in books and vouchers to promote graphic novels and build comics collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leading NFT blockchain Flow announces $725 million Ecosystem Fund to drive Web3 innovation

The fund will be available to developers globally and will focus on those in the decentralized finance, gaming, and digital content space. Flow, one of the leading blockchains in the Web3 arena, has announced the launch of a new fund designed to spur innovation among those building apps, games,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-05-10 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Zestworld Launches Digital Comics Venture with $9 Million in Funding

Zestworld announced it has raised $9.37 million in new funding to create a digital comics publishing and distribution platform for a newly assembled stable of veteran popular comics creators. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Applications Open: Fellowships and Grant Program

Three fellowships and a grant program for small publishers are taking submissions now for the 2022 Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Applications Open: Fellowships and Grant Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-03 17:23:35 UTC ]
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Covid-19 Forces ALA to Make Inaugural LibLearnX Conference Virtual Only

The ALA's plans to hold the in-person portion of its new LibLearnX conference in San Antonio have been shelved due to the Covid-19 surge, coupled with the size, scope and location of the event, the ALA said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Welcomes SUCCESS Act, Proposed Federal Funding Increases for Libraries

“Congress is getting the message that libraries of all kinds are key to the vitality of communities,” said ALA president Patty Wong in a statement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The 1923 novel ‘Nordenholt’s Million’ explores issues unnervingly familiar in the Trump-covid era

The book, written by a British chemist, imagines a wealthy tycoon’s disturbing plan to save (some) humans from a biological disaster. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 16:14:54 UTC ]
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UK publishing income up 2% in Covid-hit 2020 despite print decline

Total publishing income hit record levels in 2020, rising 2% to £6.4bn, buoyed by a digital surge that helped offset a 6% decline in print sales, a report by the Publishers Association shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-26 10:50:38 UTC ]
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Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent

A first look at the new report on Europe's book publishing markets highlights the range of impact felt in the first year of the pandemic. The post Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-26 15:57:21 UTC ]
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Congress Allocates Billions of Dollars to Libraries in COVID Relief Package

You may know about the stimulus checks, but the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 also includes billions of dollars to support libraries. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-11 12:33:15 UTC ]
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Tribune agrees to purchase by hedge fund for $630 million

Newspaper publisher Tribune has agreed to be sold to Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund known for cutting costs and eliminating newsroom jobs, in a deal valued at $630 billion Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-02-17 00:40:46 UTC ]
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A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast

The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs. The post A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-07 19:01:26 UTC ]
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Five excellent new thrillers and mysteries take us back to the pre-covid-19 era

Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Inclusive Indies Fund awards grants to 11 presses

The Includive Indies Fund, set up earlier this year by Knights Of and Jacaranda, has awarded grants totalling £35,000 to 11 independent presses from across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:44:26 UTC ]
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The greatest job in the literary world is accepting applications again.

Are you happy in your current book world job? Do you arise each morning with a sense of purpose? Does social isolation, political turmoil, and inclement fall weather agree with you? Can you turn up to work barefoot and go snorkeling on your lunch break? If you answered “no” to any of the above... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-24 16:47:43 UTC ]
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