Library Services and Technology Act Project Announcement- 2014 AWE Early Literacy Station Grant
Project Number 14-LSTA-AWE
Application- due on or before October 17, 2014
A webinar was held covering details of the grant and also provided an overview of the AWE Early Litearcy Station. Webinar slides
AWE Early Literacy Station Grant
The State Library of Kansas is offering a non-competitive grant open to Kansas public libraries. This grant is for financial assistance in the purchase of one (1) AWE Early Literacy Station to support early literacy and help children ages 2 to 8 attain fundamental skills to be a success in school and life through the use of fun, interactive technology in a low-stress environment.
A Library Match is required and based on population served. <10,000 $750; 10,001-100,000 $1,200; >100,001 $2,000
Library must agree to the terms listed within the Grant and Subgrant Eligibility Policy.
The AWE Early Literacy Station all-in-one touchscreen computer platform includes a customized color-coded keyboard, child-sized mouse, three-year hardware warranty, and two version upgrades. The SLK subgrant will cover the cost of shipping.
The AWE Early Literacy Tablet includes two-year hardware warranty and stylus pen. The SLK subgrant will cover the cost of a two-year Accidental Damage Warranty, Protective Case and shipping.
Discounted pricing is extended to libraries wishing to purchase additional AWE products, however additional purchases will be the responsibility of the individual public library. No additional purchases are required.