1. After you complete your application and submit it, you will receive a notification email from ALA National Headquarters that your application was received.
  2. ALA National Headquarters staff will then review your application for accuracy and completeness. If there is unclear or missing information, staff will reach out via phone or email.
  3. The ALA Foundation Board of Directors will review applications quarterly and determine final grant awards based on the merits of the application and funds available for granting. The board may make grant amounts in the full amount, partial amount, or may deny funding.
  4. ALA National Headquarters staff will notify grant applicants of their award or denial via email within 15 days of the board’s determination.