Funding of up to $70,000 is available for qualifying communities interested in coming together to form community partnerships, assess their local literacy needs and resources, and prepare a proposal for submission to the SaskSmart Innovations Fund for 2012-13
Organizations which are not yet ready to submit a full community literacy plan can apply for up to $10,000 to do literacy needs assessments and inventories in preparation for submitting a full literacy plan proposal to the fund in 2012-13.
The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on July 5, 2011.
Proposal information sessions: To assist communities in the process, pre-application workshops will be hosted by the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network and the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in the following locations:
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Cost: FREE OF CHARGE. Lunch included.
To register for a workshop, please contact:
The Saskatchewan Literacy Network: (306) 651-7288 (Toll-free 1-888-511-2111)| firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please visit the SaskSmart website, www.education.gov.sk.ca/literacy