Community Stories grant opportunity -- next deadline August 1

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Funds available for story-based projects

Guidelines available at:
Online application available: July 1, 2012 2011
Application deadline: August 1, 2012
Awards announced by: December 15, 2012
Maximum award amount: $10,000

Cal Humanities invites applications for the next round of Community Stories (formerly known as the California Story Fund). The purpose of this ongoing, competitive grant program is to capture and share compelling stories from and about California's diverse communities. Descriptions of previously funded projects can be viewed at

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to review the guidelines and attend an informational webinar or meeting before applying:

Community Stories Grant Information Sessions
Thursday, June 14, 2012
11:30 am - 1 pm
Chico Branch Library
Community Meeting Room
Chico Branch Library
1108 Sherman Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
Directions and parking info: (530) 891-2762 or
Bring a brown bag lunch; beverages will be provided
RSVP: Felicia Kelley -

Thursday, June 14, 2012
4-6 pm
Redding Library
Computer Center
1100 Parkview Ave.
Redding, CA 96001
Directions and parking info: (530) 245-7250 or Get Map
Light refreshments will be provided
RSVP: Felicia Kelley -

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
10:30 am - 12 pm
Newport Beach Central Library
Community Meeting Room
1000 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Directions and parking information at (949) 717-3800 or
Light refreshments will be provided
RSVP: Tonya Jones -

Community Stories Grant Information Webinar
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
10:30 am - 12 pm
Reserve your Webinar seat now at: After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements:
PC-based attendees: Windows(r) 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Macintosh(r)-based attendees: Mac OS(r) X 10.5 or newer

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