FRONTLINE/World Grant (HISTORICAL)

About the FRONTLINE/World Grant FRONTLINE/Worldexternal link is the award-winning PBS international news magazine that turns its lens on the global community, covering countries and cultures rarely seen on American television. The Social Entrepreneurs Series features the stories of people whose ideas and organizations create new and sustainable markets and services that benefit underserved communities everywhere in the developing world. This pilot library program seeks to connect communities to the concept of social entrepreneurship and to promote dialogue on a local level. Funding for the library program is provided by the PBS Foundation through a grant from the Skoll Foundation. In celebration of their groundbreaking Social Entrepreneurs seriesexternal link, FRONTLINE/World, in cooperation with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, will award grants of $500 plus supporting program materials to 40 public and academic libraries. The grant funds will facilitate the screening and discussion of one the series’ short documentary films on innovative social entrepreneurs around the world.

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Award and Frequency

This award is not currently being given out.

Eligibility

To be eligible, libraries must:

  • Host a screening and discussion of a FRONTLINE/World series film, and
  • In partnership with local or regional organization engaged in issues of social entrepreneurship, host at least one related program (panel, lecture, forum or other format).

In addition to the $500 grant, selected libraries will receive a DVD containing the FRONTLINE/World series compilation, facilitator’s guide containing promotional material templates, recommended additional resources and reference materials, and a supply of FRONTLINE/World Social Entrepreneurs series bookmarks. Applications must be submitted electronically to

libraries@flworld.org

by August 1, 2008.

Download the application and application guidelines

 (PDF).

Applicant Responsibility

To be eligible, libraries must:

  • Host a screening and discussion of a FRONTLINE/World series film, and
  • In partnership with local or regional organization engaged in issues of social entrepreneurship, host at least one related program (panel, lecture, forum or other format).

In addition to the $500 grant, selected libraries will receive a DVD containing the FRONTLINE/World series compilation, facilitator’s guide containing promotional material templates, recommended additional resources and reference materials, and a supply of FRONTLINE/World Social Entrepreneurs series bookmarks. Applications must be submitted electronically to

libraries@flworld.org

by August 1, 2008.

Download the application and application guidelines

 (PDF).

Application Instructions

This grant is no longer available.

Contact Information

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