SABR Negro Leagues Committee awards $500 grant to Illinois library in 2016

SABR’s Negro Leagues Research Committee has awarded a $500 Dick Clark Memorial Library Grant to the Geneseo Public Library in Geneseo, Illinois. School libraries from across the country were invited to submit grant proposals centering on educating students about black baseball and American history.

The awards will be presented at the 19th annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference, which will be held July 7-9, 2016, in Kansas City.

Click here to download the PDF application to learn more about eligibility requirements, submission criteria and style guidelines for future grants.

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Originally published: June 10, 2016. Last Updated: April 22, 2020.