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American Indian Library Association (AILA) and Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA)
Grants of $750 to USA and Territories community organizations and libraries serving Asian Pacific American and American Indian or Alaska Native families and children for storytelling programs. The literacy program explores and celebrates these cultures through oral traditions, books, and art to provide an interactive, enriching experience.
Selection is based upon creativity and originality of the implementation of the Talk Story program, accuracy in portrayal of APA or AIAN cultures, and financial need. Selection will also be based upon involvement of the library, community, and community organizations as participants, leaders, and promoters of the proposed Talk Story program.
Funds may be used to purchase library materials such as books, audiovisual materials, supplies for activities and crafts, programming costs such as hiring a storyteller, etc.
- At least 25% of funds must be used for library materials.
- Funds must be used to support at least one Asian Pacific American or one American Indian or Alaskan Native themed program for children and their families at the institution that receives the grant.
GrantWatch ID#: 173301
Grants Offered: 4 total; 2 by each organization
Grant Amount: $750
Grant Period: May 1, 2019 - November 30, 2019
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Return applications for Asian Pacific American themed programs to the APALA Talk Story Chair:
via Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or USPS at:
Attn: Camden Kimura
1213 Newell Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Return applications for American Indian/Native Alaskan themed programs to the AILA Talk Story chair:
via Email at email@example.com
or USPS at:
12116 Hallwood Dr.
El Monte, CA 91732
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