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Community Collections Grant Program: Informational Webinars

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Informational graphic for Community Collections Grant program.

The American Folklife Center will be hosting two public webinars in order to provide information about the Community Collections Grant program. Dates and registration links are listed below. For details and links to the application materials/Notices of Funding Opportunity, please see this post.


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  1. The Budget Plan Worksheet template is not available on or within the AFC Mellon NOFO as indicated. Would you please email the template to me or provide me with a link to its location. Thanks in advance.

    • Hello, and thanks for the comment. Try clicking on the “Related Documents” tab on the listing, and you should see options to download a .zip file containing multiple documents. You can also download the Budget Worksheet template directly from that tab.

  2. Hello, is it possible to view the recording from last week’s informational webinar? I was unable to make it and can’t attend this week’s either. Thank you.

    • Hello- We have posted a recording from the August 11th webinar, which has the same content as the one we held on August 20th: We will post the August 20th webinar recording link on this blog as soon as we can.

  3. What is a spending plan and how is it different from the budget plan worksheet? I am confused as I have never seen the term “spending plan” in other federal grant programs. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

    • Hello- A spending plan is a narrative description of the ways an applicant will use the funds requested in the budget worksheet. The plan serves to outline and justify use of grant money.

  4. Thank you, John. Just to clarify, is the spending plan the same thing as a budget justification?

    • For the purposes of this grant program, the spending plan and the budget justification/narrative are the same.

  5. Can we include letters of support from our project partners in the Appendix?

    • Yes, letters of support can be included in an appendix.

  6. Have the grant recipients been announced? The anticipated notification date was Dec 1, 2021.

    • Thanks for the comment and question. The Library has not announced recipients of the grants just yet, and is in the process of finalizing selections. We certainly appreciate everyone’s patience.

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