2019 Teen Summer Intern Program Grant
Funds for Libraries to Utilize Teen Interns
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  • This grant is designed to encourage libraries to facilitate the use of teen interns to assist with summer learning programs.

    YALSA will provide $1,000 to support a library’s teen intern(s) program. Funds can be used for intern stipends, trainings, or other intern related activities as deemed appropriate. The $1,000 grants are made possible by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

    A total of 25 grants are available. Individual library branches within a larger system are welcome to apply.

    Applications are due January 1, 2019.

    Recipients will be announced the week of February 18, 2019.
  • Grant Eligibility Questions

    To be eligible for this grant, you must be able to answer "Yes" to all of the following questions:

  • To become a YALSA member, join online or by phone. Click here for the online form
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  • Applications will be vetted based on the answers to the following questions:

  • Please note there is a 250 word limit
  • Please note that there is a 250 word limit
  • Please note that there is a 250 word limit
  • Please note that there is a 250 word limit
  • Please note that there is a 250 word limit
  • Please note that there is a 250 word limit
  • 6. Please include an itemized budget. Kindly use the budget template we've provided via the link below to illustrate how you will use the grant funds. After you have finished, upload the file below.

    The template for the budget can be found here: Summer Learning Site
  • Questions

    For questions regarding the application process or grant, please email Taylor Crossley at tcrossley@ala.org