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1st Quarter- February 2017Little House on the Prairie Museum Signage
This funding request will replace three existing signs, one being double sided, that describe the history of the structures that embody the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder traveling in a covered wagon trying to conquer the new land of the undiscovered frontiers. This project also includes funding for a new brochure and 11 postcards.
Amount of Grant Request: $4058
Raytown High SchoolRace Project KC Expansion
This project expands the efforts of students and teachers at Raytown High School, continuing the Race Project KC initiative, reading and discussing the details of the book "Some of My Best Friends are Black," accompanying it with discussions with author Tanner Colby.
Amount of Grant Request: $4850Shawnee Town 1929Enduring Power of Story Workshop Program
This project engages visitors in the important work that story plays in all of our lives. Through the power of memory in intergenerational and teacher training workshops as well as folk tales and fables, the Museum will draw upon program participants' experiences to foster a love of history and a heightened awareness of the shared, sometimes diverse, experiences and struggles of us all.
Amount of Grant Request: $4350