Grants Encourage Civic Involvement

The Motorola Foundation, in partnership with the Chicago History Museum, will commemorate the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth through the Motorola Abraham Lincoln Grants Program. The program will provide grants to projects developed by U.S. civic, educational, and cultural organizations that actively engage the public in the lessons from Lincoln’s life. Funded projects should focus on one of the following three themes: bringing history into the future, engaging in current events, or leadership skills. Eligible applicants include schools and school systems; community organizations; arts and culture organizations; museums; universities; and, other nonprofit organizations with programming on diversity, freedom, history, and leadership.
The application deadline is July 30, 2008.
For more information, please see the following website:

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