Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling

Grant

  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: National Storytelling Network
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Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $5,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Apr 30, 2013

Eligibility:
Many different sorts of projects can be considered for the award, including community, organizational or institutional programs, curricular activities, short residencies, and projects combining complementary art forms. Projects may involve various kinds of stories, including traditional tales and myths as well as personal and ad hoc narratives. Although oral storytelling should be central to the project, the work need not be conducted by professional storytelling performers. Educators, therapists, naturalists, internal or external organizational practitioners, etc., personnel appropriate to the situation may carry out the project, so long as they can draw on suitable storytelling expertise and experience. We are looking for responsiveness to the standards of good practice in the field of the project.

Purpose:
Taking Its Name From Brimstone, The Elusive Element Medieval Chemists Believed Would Transform Base Metals Into Gold, This Award Focuses On The Transformational Properties Of Storytelling, And Aims To Increase Understanding Of The Ways Storytelling Can Promote Change In Individuals And Communities.

Additional Info:
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