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Updated contact information.

Document Type: Modification to Previous Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: LLP-FY11
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Jun 17, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 01, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications: Aug 15, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 15, 2011
Archive Date: Sep 14, 2011
Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Category of Funding Activity: Arts (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)

Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: $100,000
Award Floor: $0
CFDA Number(s): 45.312 -- National Leadership Grants
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
Libraries that fulfill the general criteria for libraries may apply. See program guidelines for special conditions of eligibility for this program. Museums that fulfill the general criteria for museums may apply. Public or private nonprofit agencies, organizations, or associations that engage in activities designed to advance museums and the museum profession may also apply. In addition, institutions of higher education, including public and non´┐Żprofit universities, are eligible.

Agency Name
Institute of Museum and Library Services
These grants will support the planning and designing of up to 30 Learning Labs in libraries and museums throughout the country. The Labs are intended to engage middle- and high-school youth in mentor-led, interest-based, youth-centered, collaborative learning using digital and traditional media. Grantees will be required to participate, in-person and online, in a community of practice that will provide technical assistance, networking, and cross-project learning. Projects are expected to provide prototypes for the field and be based on current research about digital media and youth learning. There will be two project deadlines for this grant program, with the second deadline planned for spring 2012.

Link to Full Announcement
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
Margaret Glass
Partnerships and Alliances
Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC)
Phone: 291/783-7200 x129
mglass@astc.org mglass@astc.org
Synopsis Modification History
The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey background.

File Name Date
Modification #1 Jun 29, 2011
Original Synopsis Jun 17, 2011
Posted By: Viola Dunn-Thigpen
Wednesday, July 6th 2011 at 9:15PM
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