CCH's California Story Fund

ACTA - Posted on 21 April 2011

Event Date(s)


The California Council for the Humanities (CCH) invites applications for the next round of the California Story Fund (CSF). The purpose of this ongoing, competitive grant program is to capture and share compelling stories from and about California’s diverse communities.  Descriptions of previously funded projects can be viewed at

For this round of the California Story Fund, applicants are strongly encouraged (but not required) to submit proposals for story-based projects that will examine the meaning of democracy.  Applicants may request up to $10,000.

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to review the guidelines and attend an informational webinar before applying.  Webinars will be held in April and May 2011; details and registration information are posted on the CCH website at

Upcoming informational meetings and webinars include:

The California Council for the Humanities recently held its first informational session for California Story Fund (CSF) grantseekers. If you were unable to attend Monday's session, don't worry: more meetings and webinars are coming up! For more information about CSF, see below. (You may need to enable graphic elements.) Please feel free to forward this email to friends and colleagues who might be interested.

Dates and times for upcoming informational sessions are as follows:

Informational Meetings

    * Wednesday, April 27, 2011—4:00 to 5:30 pm
       Fresno Central Library, Fresno, CA
    * Thursday, April 28, 2011—12:30 to 2:00 pm
       Beale Memorial Library, Bakersfield, CA
    * Wednesday, May 11, 2011—12:30 to 2:00 pm
       Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, CA

Informational Webinars

    * Tuesday, May 10, 2011—10:30 am to 12:00 pm PDT
    * Friday, May 6, 2011—10:30 am to 12:00 pm PDT*
       *Note: this webinar is for Academic Applicants—faculty, staff, and students of two- and four-year colleges and universities.

For more information on the Council and its programs, visit