November 9, 2006
CARLI Collective Enhancement Award
Dates to keep in mind for UIUC participants:
December 1, 2006: Intent to apply due to CARLI
December 2006: Mandatory attendance by one member of each group at proposal writing
workshop (at Illini Center in Chicago OR Heartland Community College in
February 16, 2007: UIUC Library grants staff must receive completed proposals for review
March 14, 2007: Proposals due to CARLI office
June 30, 2008: All funds must be expended
August 31, 2008: Summary report due to CARLI office
June 30, 2009: Final reports including evaluation/assessment due to CARLI
If you have questions, please let me know. General questions about the Program may be directed to Elizabeth Clarage by either e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by phone at (815) 753-9168.
CARLI has revamped its collections program for 2008 a bit and it is now called the Collections Enhancement Awards Program. The Program will continue to be funded at $250,000, the level established for the fiscal year 2007 Program. In addition to procedures you may be familiar with from previous years, there is now a required statement of intent due on December 1; one member of each proposed project must attend a proposal writing workshop in December 2006; each participating institution must have its library director sign an acknowledgement form; a required long term assessment/evaluation of the project must be described and completed; and each proposal should address the theme of "Access and Collections that Keep Pace with Curriculum and Technology."
Posted by sharum at 4:32 PM
November 3, 2006
NEH Challenge Grant Application Form Now Available
The NEH Challenge Grant application form is available for you to fill out. We are using an online form this year for the main submission. The web-form is officially open as of November 1st. The form is programmed to automatically stop accepting submissions at the end of November 30th. So, please make your submissions by Nov. 30.
The webform is available at: https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/OrganizationSecure?id=8942726. Please keep the following in mind:
* the entire application must be filled in at one sitting,
* it may "time-out" after a lengthy period of inactivity,
* you may log in multiple times to submit multiple applications,
* we recommend that you have prepared text and figures at-the-ready before you begin filling out this form.
* The form has not been successfully saved until you have clicked on the "SUBMIT FORM" button at the end of the application.
* when you submit your application to the online form, you will automatically receive a copy for your record.
You are, of course, free to submit supplemental materials. Please send those to me in 246 Main Library. The evaluation committee will them review the applications, respond with any questions that we may have, and hope to have everything ready for you to go by the beginning of the calendar year.
If you have any questions about application ideas, please contact feel free to contact one of the selection committee members. For problems with the application form, please contact Jennifer Teper.
Posted by sharum at 12:12 PM