We're using our reserves to invest in micro-innovations in the sector, which support learners. We want all members to hear about each project in a journal article. As well as details of the project overall, articles are welcome to include multi-media, sample learner work and learner feedback (with permissions, of course).
If you work for an established organisation and would like to access a micro-grant of anything from fifty up to a few hundred pounds, please get in touch.
Questions to think about:
- Who are my learners and what do they need now?
- What exactly am I proposing to do with my learners, and why?
- What is the literacy focus throughout this project?
- What resources do I need and where is there a funding gap?
- What will the impact be for individual learners, for the group, and for me?
- How will I collect 'evidence' through the beginning, middle and end of my project?
- Why do my learners and I need this funding?
- Has my organisation given written permission for me, the project and the journal article output?
- 'Social practices' based proposals
- Projects in the British Isles
- Literacy learning
- Limited to one application per member and two per institutional member per membership year
- 66% of grant payment triggered at project start; 34% on project completion to include ready-to-publish journal article
- Available from the second year of membership
- Duplication of state-funded provision
- Salaries (though remission can be considered), rent, capital or administrative costs
- Teacher-training provision
- Costs already incurred