Grants:Project/Rapid/Northwest Louisiana's Black History

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statusdraft RStearns
please add a title
please add a 1-2 sentence summary
targetJanuary 15, 2020
start date2020
start yearJuly 31, 2020
end dateJuly 31
end year2020
budget (local currency)$2000.00
budget (USD)Individual (with fiscal sponsor)
grant typeplease specify whether this grant is for an individual, group, or organization
contact(s)• RStearns/Northwest Louisiana's Black History

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  1. Recruit new editors
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  3. Add or improve content

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  1. Number of events - Five (two trainings and three editathons)
  2. Number of participants - 31 (One trainer, fifteen college participants and fifteen senior citizen participants)
  3. Number of new editors - 25 (It is assumed that the fifteen senior participants and at least 10 of the college participants will be new editors)
  4. Number of of articles created or improved - 60 (Each of the thirty participants will create or improve at least two articles)
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