[EDLING:1657] Alice Cozzi Heritage Language Foundation Grants Competition
Francis M Hult
fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Tue Jun 13 02:53:09 UTC 2006
> The Alice Cozzi Heritage Language Foundation announces its third grants
> competition: Individuals and groups working to revitalize and maintain
> endangered heritage languages are invited to apply for small grants (up to
> 500 USD*). Past awards have been made for the publication and distribution
> of dictionaries, lesson books, reference books and literary works as well
> as for teacher stipends and recording supplies, among other projects.
> Applicants must answer the following questions in detail:
> (1) Describe the community the project serves. Where is the language spoken
> and how many people speak it? What materials are available in the language?
> (2) Describe your involvement in the language community.
> (3) Describe the project, including the objectives, timeline and other
> funding received and/or applied for. Describe how the small grant would be
> used and how much you are requesting.
> Applicants must also include the following information:
> Mailing address
> E-mail address
> Phone number
> Project location, address and phone (if different)
> Applications which do not include the requested information will not be
> Recipients agree to submit a copy of the funded work.
> The deadline for receipt of applications is September 30, 2006; decisions
> wil be announced at the end of October.
> Applications should be made in or attached to an e-mail to
> alice_cozzi_hlf at hotmail.com. Confirmation of receipt of application will be
> e-mailed within 30 days. If you are unable to apply by e-mail, send 6 hard
> copies to the Alice Cozzi Heritage Language Foundation, 96 Bard Lane,
> Ventura, CA 93001 USA.
> In awarding grants, preference will be given to those projects which most
> directly serve economically and educationally disadvantaged communities and
> whose plans, objectives and budgets are best met by this small award.
> Past applicants are welcome to apply for the 2006 awards for a revised
> project. Descriptions of past awards should be available in August at
> * Awardees who are unable to receive the funds in a check from a US bank
> drawn on US dollars may apply for up to 450 USD only.
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