1.- Programs must focus on the oral traditions and be storytelling based, with an emphasis on cultural literacy activities. Monies should be used to pay for promotional materials, decorations, hired storyteller/performer, and other related expenses as specified in your proposal. Only 10% of monies can be spent on refreshments.

2.- Selection criteria will be based on:

  • Creativity of the program
  • Level of community involvement
  • Publicity
  • Impact of the project

3.- Provide a promotional action plan for NOCHE DE CUENTOS  which indicates that the library will:

  • Use the NOCHE DE CUENTOS program logo and PR templates provided by the REFORMA Office.
  • Submit press releases to local media promoting the program
  • Submit final documentation and photos for posting on the NOCHE webpage

4.- Submit Final Report by April 30th  to include:

  • Photos of the event to post on the website
  • Number of participants
  • Ages of participants
  • List and description of activities
  • List of other pertinent information that you would like to share about your program

Important Dates and Deadlines:

  • January 6 to January 31, 2013  – Submit proposals
  • February 1st – 15th – Proposals will be reviewed by the members of the Amigos de la NOCHE Team
  • February 15th – 20th  – Winners will be announced and monies disbursed
  • March 20 – May 5th –   Libraries host Noche de Cuentos
  • April 30th  – Reports due to the Amigos de la Noche Team