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The Endowed Speakers Fund is used to underwrite keynote speaker fees at the Iowa Library Association Annual Conference. Typically, around $5,000 is given to the Conference Planning Committee each year to fund excellent speakers.

The Naomi Stovall Leadership Fund, established in 2007, in honor of the leadership of former ILA Executive Assistant Naomi Stovall, this fund supports the ILA Leadership Institute and other library leadership training activities.

The Jack Tillson Operating Fund, established in 1994 by a bequest from the estate of Mr. Jack Tillson, is used to underwrite general expenses for the Iowa Library Association Foundation.

The Jack Tillson Scholarship Fund, an endowment established in 1987 by this longtime Executive Assistant to the Iowa Library Association, is used to award a $1,500 scholarship to a library student attending the University of Iowa School of Library Science.

Endow Iowa Fund, donors to this fund will receive a 25% Iowa tax credit, in addition to the normal federal charitable income tax donations. Donations to the fund will be used where they can do the most good.

Undesignated Funds allow the ILAF Board to apply your donation where it will do the most good, including the ILA Foundation Scholarship Fund which is used to award a $1,500 scholarship to an outstanding student pursuing a graduate degree in School Library Studies at the University of Northern Iowa.

If you prefer, your contribution may be designated a gift, in honor or in memory of an individual. Please indicate the details of your preference on your donation.

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Annual Reports

Agendas

2018: March 9 * June 8 * Sept. 7 * Nov. 9

2017: March 10 * June 9 * September 8 * November 17 

2016: Apr 1 * Jun 3 * Sep 9 * Nov 18

2015: March 13 * June 12 * Sep 11 * Nov 13

2014: April 4 * May 30 * Sep 12 * Nov 14

2013: March 23 * May 31 * Sep 13 * Nov 22
2012: Nov 30  *  Sep 14  *  June 8 March 23
2011:  Dec 2  *  Sep 16  *  June 10 March 11
2010:  Dec 3  *  Sep 17  *  June 18  *  March 5

Contact the Iowa Library Association Foundation

Email: contact president Sarah Clendineng at sarahclen@fortmadison.lib.ia.us
Phone: call 515-282-8192 or 800-452-5507
Mail: ILAF, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA  50266

Organized in 1983, the Iowa Library Association Foundation awarded its first continuing education grant of $250 just three years later.  Since 1986 the dollars awarded by ILAF have grown to more than $147,000.  The annual awards made by ILAF since 1986 have funded scholarships, continuing education workshops and the Endowed Speaker at the ILA Annual Conferences.

ILAF is a 501c3 organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by current law.

Click here for information about the various opportunities for giving

Support the Foundation - Donate Now!

Tillson Scholarship Information and Application Form - Libraries Studies, University of Iowa
Foundation Scholarship Information and Application Form - School Library Studies, University of Northern Iowa
Susan Lerdal Memorial Scholarship Application Form - Assistance to attend the ILA Annual Conference
Biblionix Public Librarian Scholarship Application Form - Assistance from Biblionix to attend the ILA Annual Conference

 

ILAF Bylaws and Organizational Manual

Bylaws
Articles of Incorporation
Committees

 

Contact the Iowa Library Association Foundation

Email: contact president Sarah Clendineng at sarahclen@fortmadison.lib.ia.us
Phone: call 515-282-8192 or 800-452-5507
Mail: ILAF, 6919 Vista Drive - West Des Moines, IA  50266

2018: March 9 * June 8 * September 7 * November 9

2017: March 10 *  June 9 * September 8 * November 17

2016: April 1 * June 3 * September 9 * November 18

2015:  March 13 * June 12 * Sep 11 * Nov 13

2014:   April 4 * May 30 * Sep 12 * Nov 14

2013:   March 22 * May 31 * Sep 13 * Nov 22

2012: Nov 30  *  Sep 14  *  June 8  *  March 23

2011: Dec 2 * Sep 16 * July  * June 10 * March 11

2010: Dec 3 * Sep 17 * June 18 * March 5

2009: Nov 20 * Sep 25 * July 6 * June 26 * March 13

2008: Nov 14 * Sep 12 * June 1

2007: Nov 16 * Sep 7 * June 1 * March 30

2006: Nov 17 * Sep 15 * June 2 * March 3

2005: Nov 18 * June 10 * Feb 25

2004: Nov 19

Contact the Iowa Library Association Foundation

Email: contact president Sarah Clendineng at sarahclen@fortmadison.lib.ia.us
Phone: call 515-282-8192 or 800-452-5507
Mail: ILAF, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA  50266

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