L3ND – The Bremer Rural Libraries and Literacy Leadership Institute

Bremer Rural Libraries and Literacy Leadership Institute LogoI’m pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for North Dakota libraries and literacy organizations to participate in the Libraries and Literacy Leadership  (L3) Institute of 2015 and 2016.  The deadline for libraries or literacy organizations to apply is January 31, 2015.

This is a unique opportunity for organizations to build their capacity and leadership abilities.  The Institute runs for a year and includes three rounds of on-site trainings and additional webinars, a year-long relationship with an experienced mentor, development of an actionable plan to build leadership capacity, and a seed grant to implement the plans of participating organizations.  All costs for participants are covered.

Participating institutions are required to be in or near (within 25 miles) a Bremer Bank community or reside within a tribal reservation in North Dakota.  Applicants can check on the nearest Bremer Bank at:  https://www.bremer.com/Home/Locations.aspx. To Learn more or apply, simply click through to the following:

L3ND Application Info & Requirements (PDF)

L3ND Application (Word Document)     L3ND Application (PDF)

If you are interested in applying or have questions about the application process or requirements, please feel free to contact Stu Wilson at stu@thefriends.org.  For any literacy specific questions, please contact Dan Backman at dbackman@mnliteracy.org.

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