[Bookstoprisoners] let's get some grant money!
spiritofsandra at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 18 12:40:22 CST 2005
I'm definitely going to do this...and I can help plan on Saturday.
Every little bit will help... if you could volunteer to be a part of it in
any way? I've got ideas on how the reasearch should be done, etc... so don't
think you already need to know anything about this topic... or about writing
(If you do that would really be awesome)
>From: Jay Schubert <jay.schubert at gmail.com>
>To: Sandra Ahten <spiritofsandra at hotmail.com>
>CC: bookstoprisoners at lists.chambana.net
>Subject: Re: [Bookstoprisoners] let's get some grant money!
>Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 11:15:22 -0600
>I think this would be AWESOME if we could pull this off. I also think that
>if it's going to happen, it will take more than an informal "side meeting"
>during our regular meeting time on Saturday. We'll probably need a
>to meet separately and people willing to put some extra effort into this.
>Would anyone else be willing to participate in this process, starting this
>weekend with a brief meeting (perhaps before our regular satruday
>On 11/18/05, Sandra Ahten <spiritofsandra at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I think I have found a likely grant that we might have a good chance of
> > getting... to help us buy legal books for inmates.
> > We'll need a team to do this as the grant deadline is Dec 15. !!!
> > Grant amounts are $1000 - $15,000
> > You can read about the grant from Columbia Law School Public Interest
> > Foundation here:
> > http://www.columbia.edu/cu/pilf/grants.html
> > We will need a data compiler. Someone to go through all of our files
> > and find and make copies of letters where there are requests for law
> > books.
> > We will need someone (preferrably two- four people) to do data entry so
> > that
> > we can get all of our past records in the database... so we have hard
> > numbers as to what services (#of books, # of prisoners) we have provided
> > in
> > the past.
> > We will need someone to research how law libraries in jails work so that
> > we
> > can prove we are not duplicating efforts. (including how much access
> > prisoners actually have to law libraries in places like Pontiac).
> > We will need someone to research what the best legal books would be for
> > the
> > inmates that we serve and what the costs are.
> > We need someone to write the grant... by coordinating all of this
> > information.
> > What do you think? Can we do it???
> > Sandra
> > See my art at www.spiritofsandra.com <http://www.spiritofsandra.com>
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