Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White awards the grants to assist funding for school library media programs. Grants are distributed based on a formula of 75 cents per student, with a minimal grant valued at $735.50.
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Programs that provide opportunities for people in the community to acquire the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community. Home-Based Education; Home Education; Home Schooling
Programs and services which are designed to meet the information and learning needs of library patrons and to facilitate their enjoyment of library resources. Academic Libraries; Academic Research Libraries; Archival Work; Archives; Archivists; Book and Paper Conservation; Book Collections; College Libraries; College Research Libraries; Corporate Libraries; Depository Libraries; Electronic Libraries; Information Centers; Law Libraries; Law School Libraries; Legal Libraries; Libraries; Library Operation/Programs; Media Centers; Medical Association Libraries; Medical Libraries; Medical Society Libraries; Military Base Libraries; Municipal Libraries; National Libraries; Online Vendor Services; Presidential Libraries; Public Libraries; Reference Services; Religious Libraries; Research Libraries; School Libraries; School Library Media Centers; Special Libraries; State Libraries; University Libraries; University Research Libraries; Virtual Libraries
The Guardian asked leaders and experts across the social enterprise sector to share what inspired them to establish their social businesses.