There are numerous travel awards and grants available from ALA to subsidize a library staff's travel and registration at ALA's 2007 Annual Conference in Washington DC, June 21-27, 2007.
Many awards start at $1,000, and most cover airfare, hotel and a per diem for staff. Applying for the awards is relatively straight forward, and winning an award or grant enables staff to attend the premier library conference for free.
A comprehensive list of awards is posted at the
Most have an application deadline of Dec 1, 2006, so it's important to act on this early. Support Staff, ALA members, and librarians each have eligible awards.