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New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Travel Fund

Invoice

Use this invoice form to request payment for an approved application for the NJPOL Travel Fund. This is not the Travel Fund Application. The Application can be found here.  The Program Description can be found here.

When you submit the invoice, you will receive an email notification and a pdf attachment. That attachment will be your invoice. Print that out and bring to the event you are attending for a confirmation signature from an appropriate NJPOL representative. No reimbursements will be provided without the confirmation signature and  travel receipt(s) in the amount of your request.

Create your invoice here:

NJPOL Travel Fund Reimbursement Request


  • Travel To Amount  
  • Make Check Payable To: TID #  
  • First Last Title  

 

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New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Workshop Fund Guidelines

Summary Description

A fund to provide educational entities a Poetry Out Workshop with professional poets/performers for students and/or teachers. A limited number of workshops are available.

Who May Apply

Any teacher in an educational entity in New Jersey (public, private, parochial, charter or home school association).

Deadline for Application

December 31, 2017.   11:59 pm  Applications are online only.

Deadline for Notification of Award

January 5, 2018. Schools will be notified directly by the NJPOL State Coordinator once approved.

Description

For over 13 years, New Jersey Poetry Out Loud as been providing in-school workshops to assist students’ preparations for recitation in POL contests, and Professional Development for teachers interested in implementing the POL curriculum in their schools. While these workshops range from one through eight days, this workshop fund is limited to one or two-day workshops. The fund can be used for Student Workshops or Professional Development Workshops. All workshops must be completed by June 30, 2018

Qualification Criteria

  • Education entities must contain any combination of grades 9-12 (or the equivalent).
  • Entity must agree to hold a contest and send a student to the appropriate regional contest.
  • Entity must fill out a complete application for the program. Workshops will be disbursed based on application responses.
  • Entity must agree to fill out evaluation forms at the end of the workshop.
  • Note: You may apply for both the Travel and Workshop Funds, but you must submit a separate application for each.

There will be no cash outlay from the school, NJPOL will make direct payments to artists. Entities not fulfilling the requirements of the workshop will not be considered for future workshops.

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New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Travel Fund Guidelines

Summary Description: A reimbursement fund to be used for travel to a NJPOL regional or final contest.

Who May Apply:  Any teacher in an educational entity in New Jersey (public, private, parochial, charter or home school association).

Deadline for Application:  December 31, 2017   11:59 pm  Applications are online only.

Deadline for Notification of Award: January 5, 2018. Schools will be notified directly by the NJPOL State Coordinator once approved.

Required for Disbursement of Funds:

  • A copy of the NJPOL Transport/Residency information form.
  • A copy of the transport invoice/purchase order/tickets used.
  • Completion of an online post-event evaluation form.

Qualification Criteria:

  • This subsidy is not available to individuals.
  • Education entities that contain any combination of grades 9-12 (or the equivalent) will be given priority.
  • All education entities are eligible for the fund, although priority will be given to entities with a student participating in the contest.
  • The Applicant must affirm that mode of travel and adult accompaniment is in keeping with the entity’s official travel policy, and that the travel is the least expensive option currently available under that policy.
  • If transport is required to a Regional Contest, it must be the contest in the region where the entity is located.
  • No minimum number of students. NJPOL reserves the right to limit the maximum number of students, due to funds available and space limitations.
  • The entity will complete an electronic evaluation/response form to the contest.
  • Note: You may apply for both the Travel and Workshop Funds, but you must submit a separate application for each.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Applicants are solely responsible for arranging transportation to the event, and any and all payments to vendors associated with said transportation. NJPOL only agrees to a one-time reimbursement to subsidize transportation costs in the amount and mode of transportation approved prior to the event

The Applicant Group assumes any and all risks occurring before, during, and after this event, including injury by any cause or any negligent or intentional act or omission, and agrees to release and hold harmless those associated with producing this event from any and all claims including, but not limited to: the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State, Playwrights Theatre of NJ (d.b.a., Writers Theatre of New Jersey), National Endowment for the Arts, The Poetry Foundation, the venue attended, and all associated boards, trustees, officers, employees or agents.

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Application

New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Travel and Workshop Fund

The New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Partnership will provide a limited number of grants to educational entities for travel to a NJ Poetry Out Loud Regional or State Final Contest or to hold a POL Student Workshop or Professional Development Workshop for Classroom Teachers.

Deadline for Submission: December 31, 2017      11:59 pm

Notification of Award: January 5, 2018

Guidelines and requirements for the programs are in the following posts:

Travel Fund Guidelines

Workshop Fund Guidelines

Note: You may apply for both the Travel and Workshop Funds, but you must submit a separate application for each.

Interested educators may apply for the Travel and Workshop Fund below: