white ribbonFollett School Solutions' Weed and Feed Grant: 2022 Winner Susan Vinsky, Rockfish River Elementary

Deadline: July 15

Weed and Feed Grant Application Guidelines
Weed and Feed Grant Application
Weed and Feed Submission Form


To provide $1000 in books and/or e-books to a school library in Virginia. Follett School Solutions is proud to play a part in the healthy growth of Virginia’s school libraries through their free collection development services as Titlewave, Titlewise and Titlecheck. To this end, at least one school library that has shown substantial initiative in improving their existing collection through weeding, and has shown need for additional book funds, will be awarded $1000 in books from Follett School Solutions at the VAASL Annual Conference General Session.


  • The improvement in average copyright age and/or circulations after weeding of the book collection.
  • The degree of need for additional materials in the book collection and lack of sufficient available funding.
  • The soundness of the rationale for collection improvement.
  • Applicants must be current personal members of VAASL at the time the application is submitted.
  • The candidate must not be a recipient of this identical award the previous three years.

Application Must Include

  • Application submitted in PDF format
  • Application Cover Sheet with signatures
  • Grant Documentation Forms

Previous Recipients


Susan Vinsky 

Rockfish River Elementary


Jenna Hamlett

Appomattox Middle School


Joy Jullian

Great Bridge High School


Kendel Lively

Tanya Breathwaite


Wendy Lusk

Anna McLean

Regina Fuller


Sharon Karibian & Phyllis Hannon

Laurian Newell


Anne Bordwine

Lollie Hoe

Sharon Humphreys