Re: [ClappCemetery] Save Our History-The History Channel
- I'm behind on email.... but I didn want to chime in on this one! Middle
Schools study GA history in 8th grade, so there might be some interest from
that point through a middle school. Students in magnets at high schools
all need community service and their are those boys who are working on
Eagle projects :) Just some ideas....
On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 16:43:53 -0000, "Patricia" <pacant1104@...>
> I just received a copy of the Spring 2007 issue of "The Idean Book
> for Educators." In it are some ideas that might be useful in getting
> a grant from A&E and the History Channel! "Each year, The History
> Channel awards $250,000 in grants of up to $10,000 to local history
> organizations in partnership with schools to fund unique, rewarding
> projects that help kids explore and preserve their local history.
> Applications for the 2007-08 grant cycle are due on Friday, June 1,
> I checked out the website and some of the projects included
> cemeteries!! Rather than me trying to explain it to you, you can read
> it on the website: http://saveourhistory.com
> Click on the Grant Program on the left side bar and then the
> Application that gives all the details of what is involved.
> Has the non-profit status been approved by the IRS? The organization
> must be a 501(c)(3) history organizations in order to apply for the
> I think this would be a wonderful way to expose the people of
> Columbus to the Clapp Factory/Village/Cemetery AND teach our children
> about the history of Columbus. I know many schools have projects for
> the students to do, etc. I just had to go through the Social Science
> Fair with my son over the holidays. The middle and high school magnet
> students must perform so many hours of community service each year.
> So, take a look at the website and see if this might be worth
> thinking about for Clapp.
> Patricia Cantrell
> Columbus, GA