IF YOU SUBMITTED A STORY COMMUNITY
APPLICATION AND HAVE NOT HEARD FROM JILL, CALL OR EMAIL HER ASAP.
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Appalachian Community Cancer Storytelling Projects
Stage 1: To provide support for representatives of
up to 10 communities to attend a storytelling
workshop focused on the Story Circle technique, as
well as advanced skill-building, and
Stage 2: To provide up to $4,000 for selected
communities to support the production and travel
costs associated with developing a story project and
presenting it to their state's Comprehensive Cancer
Control Coalition in Spring 2011.
Selected communities will develop a pilot
storytelling project focused on a part of the cancer
continuum, a type of cancer, or both.
Appalachian communities (to see a list of
Communities may be nominated by a member of the
community, a member of the state Comprehensive
Cancer Coalition, a representative of a local or
Individuals representing a community at the story
training must be part of
the community they are representing. Nominating
individuals do not need to be from the community
they are nominating.
AND NUMBER OF GRANTS
Phase 1: Selected individuals will receive
reimbursement for reasonable travel expenses
(contact Program Coordinator for details). Lodging
and meals, and training expenses will be covered.
Up to 10 communities will be selected
In Phase 2 the selected communities will be able to
apply for reimbursement of up to $4,000 for
production ($2,500) and travel ($1,500) expenses
related to developing a pilot story project and
presenting it to their state Cancer Coalition.
A completed Application/Nomination will
Identification of a particular community (by
geography, demographic, or other clear distinction)
Identification of 2-3 individuals to represent that
community at a multi-day workshop.
Individuals must be able to attend workshop if
Indentify type of cancer and/or part of the cancer
continuum the pilot project will focus on.
Identify an organization within the community that
will be able to provide funds for project and be
reimbursed under contract with ETSU.
Selected Communities must complete a pilot story
project by January 31, 2011, and present it to their
state Cancer Coalition by April 2011.
1. Who should the
"nominator" be? Does it have to be someone from the
Communities can be nominated by someone from their CCC, but they
can ALSO be nominated by a community
member. It is okay to be both the nominator and one of
the individuals representing a community.
Questions? Check out our
Frequently Asked Questions!
If you have any
questions about the Requests for Proposals or this program, please
contact Jill Bumpus, Coordinator, at (423) 439-4093 or
to submit your Application/Nomination for a Story
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