Friday, February 27, 2015

ALA Grant Opportunity!


“Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” ALA Granting Opportunity! 

Facebook: Receive up to $10,000 for film screenings, oral history projects, performances and more through “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History,” a public programming initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and ALA.http://ala.org/latinoamericans

Twitter: New initiative from @NEHgov @ALALibrary based on award-winning @PBS film #LatinoAmericans. Apply for up to $10K http://ala.org/latinoamericans

Newsletter: NEH and ALA are offering grants of $3,000 to $10,000 to libraries, humanities councils, museums and other nonprofits to develop public programming related to Latino American history and culture. The grant is based on the documentary film seriesLatino Americanswhich premiered on PBS in 2013. The program, Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, will offer funding and materials to support public film screenings, discussion groups, oral history initiatives, local history exhibitions, multi-media projects, performances and other programs. Apply by May 1 at www.ala.org/latinoamericans.


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Latinos have a long and fascinating history in the United States dating back more than 500 years. Explore the rich stories, diverse cultures and painful clashes that have so powerfully shaped Latino lives and the nation.

Apply by May 1 at www.ala.org/latinoamericans.

Up to 200 selected sites will receive:

-          Latino Americans, an award-winning, six-part documentary series created for PBS, with public performance rights
-          Cash grants of $3,000 to $1,000 to support a Latino Americans: 500 Years of History program series (public film screenings, discussion groups, oral history initiatives, local history exhibitions, multi-media projects, performances and more)
-          Promotional materials to support local outreach
-          Access to additional programming and humanities resources developed by national project scholars, librarian advisors and outreach experts.

Eligible institutions include:
-          Libraries (public, academic and community college)
-          Community organizations
-          Youth groups
-          State humanities councils
-          Public television affiliate stations
-          Other educational and cultural institutions

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, created by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association, is part of an NEH initiative, The Common Good: Humanities in the Public Square.

Please email ALA’s Public Programs Office at publicprograms@ala.org with any questions.

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