NAQT Outreach Grants

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NAQT Outreach Grants

Post by Important Bird Area » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:55 am

Cross-posted from the high school section. --JTH
naqt.com wrote:In the 2018–2019 competition year, NAQT is offering a series of “Outreach Grants” to support community members interested in expanding quiz bowl in their area.

NAQT will award up to ten grants of up to $1,000 apiece to facilitate projects aimed at “expanding quiz bowl.” This is intended to be a very general goal that would encompass getting new schools/players involved, bringing quiz bowl to new audiences, improving the quality of teams, raising the public profile of the activity, and so on.
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Re: NAQT Outreach Grants

Post by PavanV » Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:50 pm

This is a great idea! I couldn't be more pleased. Especially in Washington State, where our MS Quizbowl scene is in its fledgling state.
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Re: NAQT Outreach Grants

Post by Important Bird Area » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:50 pm

Reminder that proposals for these grants are due October 15 (one week from today).
Jeff Hoppes
President, Northern California Quiz Bowl Alliance
former HSQB Chief Admin (2012-13)
VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

"I wish to make some kind of joke about Jeff's love of birds, but I always fear he'll turn them on me Hitchcock-style." -Fred

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