Sunday, July 5, 2009
1 million dollar form Gets foundation for innovative learning
The Access to Learning Award (ATLA) honors innovative organizations that are opening a world of online information to people in need. The foundation’s Global Libraries initiative invites applications from libraries and similar organizations outside the United States that have created new ways to offer these key services:
Free public access to computers and the Internet.
Public training to assist users in accessing online information that can help improve their lives.
Technology training for library staff.
Outreach to underserved communities.
The award recipient will receive $1 million.
The application period for the 2009 Access to Learning Award closed on October 31, 2008. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application. The award recipient and all other applicants will be notified of their status by July 2009 and we will publicly announce the award recipient in August 2009.
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