[Libs-Or] The Big Read - New Guidelines and Application

Katie Anderson anderson_katie at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Thu Nov 6 09:37:14 PST 2008

Dear Colleagues,

We at the NEA are proud to announce the newest cycle of The Big Read, a national, community-wide reading program. Please feel free to forward this message. Happy reading!

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The Big Read is accepting applications from non-profit organizations to conduct month-long, community-wide reads between September 2009 and June 2010. Organizations selected to participate in The Big Read will receive a grant ranging from $2,500 to $20,000, financial support to attend the orientation meeting, educational and promotional materials for broad distribution, Organizers Guide for developing and managing Big Read activities, inclusion of your organization and activities on The Big Read Web site, and the prestige of participating in a highly visible national initiative. Approximately 400 organizations of varying sizes across the country will be selected for this cycle.

To download the Guidelines & Application Instructions go to www.NEABigRead.org

Questions? Call Arts Midwest at 612.238.8010 or email TheBigRead at artsmidwest.org

The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.
Arts Midwest ~ 2908 Hennepin Avenue, Ste 200 ~ Minneapolis, MN 55408 ~ Tel. 612-341-0755
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Katie Anderson
Library Development 
Oregon State Library
katie.anderson at state.or.us 
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