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    Are you holding an event or activity in conjunction with the 2005 Reading Across Rhode Island selection, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini? Apply for a mini-grant in support of the expenses for your RARI-related event taking place from January through June 2005 for an amount up to $200. Please note: your organization may apply for r eimbursement for events that have already taken place, January – March.

Who may apply: Rhode Island schools, libraries of any type, non-profit organizations.

Acceptable requests: Speaker’s fee or honorarium, supplies, marketing/publicity tools, refreshments (not more than 25% of the request) for any event in support of your organization’s participation in this year’s project.

Limits: We will not reimburse the purchase of books with this grant. Your reading group, school or library must be located in Rhode Island to be considered eligible for this year’s funding opportunity.

Review process begins April 1st. Funding is limited.

    On a separate page, please submit the following information in application for the Reading Across Rhode Island mini grant:

  1. Brief Program Description: What is the format of your event? Panel discussion, craft activity, children’s program, lecture? List 1 or 2 goals you want to achieve through this event or project
  2. Intended Audience: Who are the key participants? Number of expected attendees?
  3. Marketing Plan: How will you promote your program to ensure participation by the intended audience?
  4. Budget: A brief outline of how the funds will be spent: Venue cost? Materials? Refreshments? Speaker honoraria?
  5. Evaluation Plan: How will you evaluate the effectiveness of the project?


Send your application to: [email protected]
Or Fax to: Louise Moulton at 455-8004
Or Mail to: Louise Moulton
Reading Across Rhode Island
150 Empire Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903