- Dali, Keren, Norda Bell, and Zach Valdes. A University of Denver 2020 Faculty Research Fund (FRF) grant for the research project titled: "Diversity and Inclusion in Professional Development for Academic Librarians" ($3,000US)
- Caidi, Nadia (co-applicant) and Keren Dali. (co-applicant). “Diversity by Design: Reframing Diversity Discourse in Canada”. SSHRC Connection grant – Connecting for Canada’s 150th. $22,728CAN.
- The American Library Association Carnegie-Whitney Grant. $5,000US. For the project entitled: “Biblio or Therapy? An Annotated Bibliography on Bibliotherapy for Librarians” (2014-1015)
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship for the study entitled: “Immigrant Readers and Public Libraries in Canada: Collaborating toward Integration.” 2014-2015. $81,000CAN. Faculty of Information & Media Studies. Western University
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship for the study entitled: “Immigrant Readers and Public Libraries in Canada: Collaborating toward Integration.” 2012-2013. $81,000CAN. Faculty of Information & Media Studies. Western University (declined)
- University of Toronto Doctoral Completion Grant. 2009-2010
- The inaugural Ethel W. Auster Scholarship for Doctoral Research. March 2008
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship. 2007-2008
- A 2020 Faculty Career Champion nomination for the career and professional development support to University of Denver students.
- The ALISE Norman Horrocks Leadership Award (2019).
- The ALA David Cohen/ EMIERT Multicultural Award for the article “Diversity by Design,” co-authored with Nadia Caidi and published in 2017 in The Library Quarterly (ahttp://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2018/5/dali-caidi-receive-2018-david-cohen-emiert)
- The Outstanding Paper Award winner in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence for Dali, Keren and Nadia Caidi. “A Two-Way Street: Building the Recruitment Narrative in LIS Programs.” New Library World 117, no. 7/8 (2016): 499-539.
- The Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence distinction for “How We Missed the Boat: Reading Scholarship and the Field of LIS” published in New Library World, 2015.
- The inaugural ALISE/Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults (2015) http://www.alise.org/alise-connie-van-fleet-award .
- An Outstanding Reviewer Award for Reference Services Review in the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (2015) http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/authors/literati/awards.htm?year=2015
- The inaugural Outstanding Instructor Award by Master of Information Student Council, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto (http://www.ischool.utoronto.ca/content/dr-keren-dali-wins-first- misc-outstanding-instructor-award)
- The Certificate of Recognition for serving as Chair of the Education & Professional Advancement Committee (EPAC) for ASIS&T (2015-2017).