ALA Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award


To recognize and honour a librarian who invests time and talent to make positive changes in the profession of librarianship by taking risks to further the cause, helping new librarians grow and achieve, working for change within the ALA or other library organizations and inspiring colleagues to excel or make the impossible possible.

Quantity Available


Award Value

US$1,000 and a citation

Application procedure

Applicants must submit 6 copies of the application.

Closing date

December 1st


An endowment administered by the ALA

American Library Association (ALA)

Each year the American Library Association (ALA) and its member units sponsor awards to honour distinguished service and foster professional growth.

Contact Details

  • 800 545 2433 ext. 4274
  • 312 440 9374
  • 50 E. Huron street
    Chicago, IL
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Library Association (ALA) by using the links below.


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