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AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant Program

PURPOSE

The purpose of the聽AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant Program is to encourage educational program development and promote program sharing among 黑料社entities. The application guidelines will be reviewed and revised periodically to continue meeting the goals of the program. Grant requests for educational programming are accepted electronically and reviewed by the聽AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant Jury.

GETTING STARTED

Read all information on this page and review these web pages and documents:

2024-2025 Grant Timeline

SPRING

May 15, 2024 鈥 Proposals Due to 黑料社Headquarters
July 20, 2024 鈥 Announcement of funded grants
October 2025 鈥 Deadline for expenditure of funds

FALL

November 13, 2024 鈥 Proposals Due to 黑料社Headquarters
December 9, 2024 鈥 Announcement of funded grants
October 2025 鈥 Deadline for expenditure of funds

APPLICATION PROCESS

罢丑别听AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant Program聽is open to 黑料社chapters, SISs, member institutions, caucuses, committees, and individual 黑料社members.

Grant funds assist in providing quality and ongoing continuing education programming outside of 黑料社educational programs. Grant funds may be used for speaker fees, venue, conference/webinar platforms, etc.

Grant funds cannot be used for food, advertisement, or gifts for speakers. Grant funds cannot be used to support programs promoting vendor products.

The AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant will be awarded twice a year by the AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant Jury聽based on grant criteria.

Decisions on grant funding will be based, in part, on the following criteria:

  • Need for the program
  • Possible distribution of the program to a wider audience within the 黑料社community

Those applying for grants聽will develop the educational content, identify relevant speakers and/or presenters, and propose delivery options, including venue for in-person programs. Download the聽黑料社Program Development Checklist聽and the聽AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant FAQs聽for more information.

Applications for the AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant Program will be accepted for any dollar amount, and for the following purposes, including, but not limited to:

  • Program content development of varying lengths
  • Funding a partnership between an SIS and a chapter
  • Specific shortfall in the planning budget for an already planned program
  • Start-up funds for an innovative format

RECENT GRANT AWARDS INCLUDE:

FALL 2023

  • 2024 NOCALL Spring Institute: “Current Awareness: The State of the Profession”

Spring 2023

  • WestPac Annual Meeting 2023
  • Legal Research Institute 2024

Fall 2022

  • Elevating Justice Institute

SPRING 2022

  • BLL-SIS: Pay Equity for Law Librarians: 鈥淚n Their Own Words鈥
  • LLNE-SNELLA Spring Meeting: Critical Law Librarianship

Fall 2021

  • 2022 Diversity Summit
  • 2022 NOCALL Spring Institute
  • Get Refusal & Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community: Culturally Competent Services from Civil and Halachic Perspectives

GRANT RECIPIENTS AGREE TO:

  1. Identify a grant coordinator responsible for meeting grant requirements.
  2. Send 黑料社information about the program to post on the Calendar of Events on AALLNET.
  3. Offer 黑料社members the same registration rate as extended to members of the sponsoring entity.
  4. Obtain speaker/copyright releases from all speakers.
  5. Submit disbursement request to 黑料社at conclusion of program.
  6. Recognize 黑料社as a sponsor in all marketing (including email and other electronic announcements of the program) and registration materials. The following tag line must be used with or without the 黑料社logo:聽This program is made possible by a grant from the AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grants Program.
  7. Work with 黑料社director of education and learning and other staff (if needed) on project scope, budget, and additional support as needed to ensure a successful program.
  8. Submit a final report 10 business days after close of program.

READY TO APPLY?

Complete the聽AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant Application聽with as much detail as you can provide. 罢丑别听description of the program content聽should be 100鈥400 words.

Please note that a grant may not be used for an 黑料社webinar. Those interested in submitting an 黑料社webinar proposal will need to use the聽webinar proposal form聽to submit a proposal. Please refer to webinar proposal criteria for details.