[R2R-OR] 2018 Ready to Read grant application materials are now available! Deadline 8/31

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Tue Jul 25 10:26:32 PDT 2017

The 2018 Ready to Read grant application materials are in the mail and now available on the Ready to Read webpage<http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/Pages/youthsvcs/R2R/index.aspx>. Materials online include the application form in PDF and Word, list of proposed grant amounts, line by line guidance, a sample completed application, and grant management tips. Hardcopies of the application materials will be mailed no later than this Friday. Next week, be on the lookout for a 6x9 envelope with neon green sticker that says "Ready to Read Grant application."

As always, grant applications must be date-stamped August 31st, 2017, or earlier or they will be denied.

Ferol Weyand will send you a confirmation email with the subject "Ready to Read YOUR LIBRARY's application received (EOM)" to let you know the State Library has received your application.

Please mark these dates on your calendar for the 2018 Ready to Read grant cycle:

*         August 31, 2017 (or earlier): Application is due/must be date-stamped

*         October 6, 2017: Notification that your application has been accepted or rejected pending State Library Board approval

*         October 20, 2017: State Library Board meeting to hear appeals and approve grants

*         October 31, 2017: Notification of the State Library Board's decision to approve grants

*         December 31, 2017: Grant funds are distributed

*         January 1, 2018: Start spending grant funds

*         October 6, 2018: Forms for the end of the year report are available

*         December 1, 2018 (or earlier): End of the year report is due/must be date-stamped

*         December 31, 2018: All grant funds must be spent

Please let me know if you have any questions.-call early, call often!

Thank you,

Katie Anderson
Youth Services Consultant
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