The Creative Commons Community Activities Fund

Posted by Menaka Raman on June 21, 2017


Via Creative Commons

"The Community Activities Fund is a mini-grant program aimed at supporting individuals and communities pursuing activities aligned with the network values and principles stated on the new Creative Commons Global Network Strategy. These grants are meant to provide quick, practical-level support for activities, projects, and events done by supporters and advocates of Creative Commons – from kickstarting projects, facilitating travel and mentorships, to supporting the organization of CC-themed events around the globe."

Read more about the Activities Fund here.

If you're an organisation or educator using StoryWeaver to create openly lincensed, multilingual reading resources for children, and are looking for funding, then do consider applying for the fund! 

All the best.




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Announcing Results: STEM Library Kits Grant Application

Posted by Menaka Raman on December 09, 2016

A couple of months back we invited organisations and schools to apply for a free library with books that aim to spark curiosity and discovery in children. We had 100 libraries to give away, a treasure trove of books exploring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects and emotional intelligence through engaging narratives and eye catching illustrations.

We got over 120 unique application from 22 states in the country – each application notifying us of the exemplar work these schools and organisations were doing with children in the field of literacy. We really wish we could fulfill all the applications!

However, based on our guidelines, relevance of work and a rigorous evaluation, we have selected 29 beneficiaries for the grant. 

  1. MANTRA Social Services
  2. Communities Rising
  3. Pratham Education Foundation, New Delhi
  4. Pratham Education Foundation, Rajasthan
  5. Selco Foundation
  6. 17000 ft Foundation
  7. Gyanoday Foundation
  8. Sewa International
  9. Isha Education
  10. Shiksharth
  11. Vidyarambam Trust
  12. Shree Raj Educational Centre
  13. Swatantra Talim Foundation
  14. Yuva Jagruthi Foundation
  15. Team Everest
  17. Kevalya Education Foundation,Surat (Submitted by Swati Mehrotra)
  18. Diksha Foundation
  20. SRF Foundation
  22. Sun Shine Public School, Bangalore
  23. Shriram Matriculation School, Chennai
  24. Teach For India, Pune (Submitted by Jai Mishra)
  25. Balkrishna Deosthan Human Welfare Trust
  26. Pratham Education Foundation, Assam
  27. Zilla Parishad High School, Gundlapochampally, Telangana
  29. Piramal foundation for education leadership, Udaipur, Rajasthan

Congratulations! We will stay in touch with you on next steps.

Thank you to everyone who applied. We will keep you posted on other upcoming grants.

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