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Request for Proposals

The Association for the Study of Free Institutions is seeking proposals from academic programs interested in bringing an outside lecturer to their campuses. The grants will range from $1,000 to $2,500, depending on need.

Applicants should:

a.) be a recognized programmatic entity at their college or university – or be planning to, and capable of soon acquiring, such recognition

b.) if already established, be in start-up or early growth phase

c.) possess a mission involving the exploration of the nature of freedom and free institutions, or some substantial dimension of freedom, or            Western Civilization.

d.) be seeking to invite a well-established scholar in his or her area of interest

e.) be needful of financial support

Applicants should submit the following:

a.) a program mission statement

b.) the size of grant requested and a description of financial need

c.) a program budget for the previous and the current fiscal years

d.) a plan for continuing program activities and growth

e.) the cv of the program head

f.) an indication of the type (or actual identity) of the speaker sought

g.) a projected date for the event

h.) documentation of their university’s or college’s tax exempt status

Grant proposals should be sent electronically to Dr. Stephen H. Balch, Chairman of the Association for the Study of Free Institutions at no later than August 15, 2016. Decisions will be announced on or about September 15, 2016.

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