Purpose: The Public Education Fund was endowed by Society member Bill Jordan. The Fund can be used for any educational project that furthers public understanding of archeology in Arkansas. Examples of educational projects include exhibit and poster creation, replica tool kits, and video or software materials.

How much money is available? The amount available for grants fluctuates yearly based on the income generated by the Society’s investments. Recently grant amounts have been $1000–$3000 per year.

Grant Requirements: Any member of the Society can apply for a Bill Jordan Public Education Fund Grant. The grant request must include: (1) statement of educational goal(s) of the project; (2) target audience; (3) detailed explanation of project plan and breakdown of how Public Education Fund money will be used; (4) timetable for completion of the project; and (5) disposition and future availability of any educational materials remaining from the grant project.

Submission Timetable: Grant requests can be submitted at any time throughout the year. Proposals are evaluated by the Executive Committee at their regularly scheduled quarterly meetings. The grant review process may take up to three months.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted to Marilyn Knapp, Arkansas Archeological Society, 2475 N. Hatch Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72704

More Information: Contact Marilyn Knapp at aasociety@arkarc.org or 479-575-3557.


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