[SLED] FFRC Announces New Round of Grants

Troy McConaghy troy.mcconaghy at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 14:48:13 PDT 2008


Yes, the FFRC will probably do their next round in 1-3 months.

- Troy


On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 6:01 PM, Birdie Newborn
<birdie.newborn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Troy --
>
> Is there another round for applications? What's the deadline?
>
>
>
> On Sat, Nov 3, 2007 at 4:48 PM, Troy McConaghy <troy.mcconaghy at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > This is a press release that I was asked to forward:
> >
> >
> > For Immediate Release          10-20-2007
> >
> > FFRC Offers Grants Totalling L$75,000
> >
> > The Foundation For Rich Content will offer up to L$75,000 (75 thousand
> > Linden dollars) for the fall granting cycle.  Applicants may request
> > UP TO $25,000 per project to create rich content in second life.
> > Applicants may also choose to request smaller funding amounts for
> > smaller projects.  Funding may be used to upload textures, acquire
> > goods or services necessary to the project, to pay staff, or fund
> > other requirements of the project.  The deadline for applications is
> > November 25.
> >
> > Applicants are asked to fill out a very short form to describe the
> > project.  Project proposals will be evaluated in terms of their
> > uniqueness in SL, the ability of residents to access the content, and
> > the clarity of the application.  The applicant's reputation for doing
> > prior work of excellent quality may also enter the discussion and
> > consideration of the deciding members.   Successful applicants will
> > submit a short follow-up report including snapshots of the project.
> >
> > The application for FFRC support is below.
> >
> > For more information about the FFRC, contact Persephone Phoenix in
> > world or via email (shangrilala at yahoo dot com).
> >
> > **************************************
> >
> > Dear applicant:
> > Thank you for your interest in the Foundation For Rich Content, and
> > for your work in SL to enrich the lives of residents.
> >
> > To apply, complete the application and return it named FFRC
> > Application (name of your project)  The first part of the form should
> > be filled out to receive funding.  The second part of the form should
> > be filled out after receiving funding and should be sent back along
> > with a photo (or several) and any testimonials about the project that
> > was funded.  This should be sent back in a folder called "FFRC Funding
> > Followup (name of your project).
> >
> > PART 1
> >
> > 1.  What is the name of the project and who is the contact person for
> > the project?
> >
> > 2.  Describe the project including location, people involved, and what
> > the project will do to enrich the lives of SL residents?
> >
> > 3.  How do you plan to use the (up to $25,000 LINDEN dollars) grant?
> > (i.e. staffing costs?  uploads?  equipment? etc.)
> >
> > 4.  Do you agree to place an FFRC sponsorship sign at the site if you
> > are funded and to complete and return part 2 of the application?
> >
> > 5.  When and for how long will the project occur?
> >
> > 6.  Will the content be suitable for all audiences or geared for
> > specific audiences?  Is the locale for the content on a PG sim or a
> > mature sim?
> >
> > 7.  I understand that the grant is in Linden Dollars and not in any
> > other currency.
> >
> > 8.  I would be interested in receiving a land grant for up to 3 months
> > to use for this project.
> > ___Yes           ____No
> >
> >
> > PART 2
> >
> > Please return along with picture(s) of the project and any participant
> > testimonials that might convey a sense of what happened with the
> > project.
> >
> > 1.  I found the assistance received by the FFRC to be
> > a.  essential to my project
> > b.  very helpful to my project
> > c.  somewhat helpful to my project
> > d. validating recognition
> > e.  not that important in the long run
> >
> > 2.  FFRC Grants were spent on
> >  a. staffing
> >  b. downloads
> >  c. materials
> >  d. advertising
> >  e. other (please type in what)
> >
> > 3.  Please estimate the number of people who were able to access the
> project.
> >
> > 4.  In your opinion, how did the project go?  Did it work as you
> > anticipated it working?  Would you do anything differently next time?
> >
> > 5.  How would you describe the collaboration with the FFRC?  Was the
> > application easy to understand?  Is there something you'd like to see
> > the FFRC work on that could have helped your project better succeed?
> > What would you suggest to make this process more clear or useful?
> >
> > 6.   We are thinking of inviting past fundees to become affiliates of
> > the FFRC so that our work can help more people - are you interested in
> > being a part of this program and would you be able to participate in
> > one or more of the activities below?
> >
> > Please check ALL that apply.
> > [ ]  Helping the FFRC to spread the word about the Foundation, grant
> > programs and events?
> > [ ]  Host events at your site?
> > [ ]  Host an officially designed FFRC Info/Donation box at your site?
> > [ ]  Volunteer to assist with events and fundraising activities?
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