Talk Story Grant Applications

Now Accepting Applications for 2012 Grant for Talk Story Program: Apply by February 1

Thanks to the generosity of Toyota Financial Services, Talk Story: Sharing stories, Sharing Culture, grant program is offering two $500 grants to host a Talk Story: Sharing Stories, Sharing Culture program at your library.

A joint project of The American Indian Library Association and the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Talk Story: Sharing Stories, Sharing Culture is a literacy program that reaches out to Asian Pacific American (APA) and American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) children and their families. The program celebrates and explores Asian Pacific American (APA) and American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) stories through books, oral traditions, and art to provide an interactive, enriching experience. Children and their families can connect to rich cultural activities through Talk Story in their homes, libraries, and communities.

This grant is aimed to give financial support to libraries and community organizations who want to introduce a Talk Story program into their library, focusing on APA or AIAN cultures. For more information and an application please see the grant guidelines. Deadline to apply February 1, 2012

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