The University of North Texas Libraries' Dean's Innovation Grant, formerly known as the Green Light To Greatness Award, provides funding to research and projects within the UNT Libraries that promote scholarship and contribute to the gathering of knowledge that helps improve our libraries, our university, and the community.


Dean's Innovation Grant 2014 Awardees

Morgan Gieringer

Project Title

Experimental Fundraising Initiatives

Project Description 

Denton sits right in the middle of horse country.This project was inspired by the community that has grown around horse ranching and explored the development of fundraising projects to support horse and ranching photography collections in UNT Special Collections. It incorporates the horse ranching community already within the area, and develops collections from their history and culture.

Contributor Biographies

Morgan Gieringer is the Head of Special Collections. She has a Master of Library Science from TWU.