FTRF’s Judith Krug Fund announces competition for Banned Books Week grants

Banned Books Week, Freedom to Read Foundation

The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF), through its Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund, will provide two grants–one for $2,500 and one for $1,000–to two organizations to support “Read-Outs” celebrating Banned Books Week 2010.  Applications for the grants will be accepted through Aug. 27, and the announcements will be made the week of Sept. 6.  Banned Books Week 2010 is held Sept. 25—Oct. 2.

Read the announcement here.

Apply for a grant here.

Organizations are required to submit an event description, timeline and budget with their application, as well as agree to provide a written report and video to FTRF following Banned Books Week.  Contact Jonathan Kelley at or Nanette Perez at with questions, or call (800) 545-2433, ext. 4226.