Announcing a Micro Grant Program - "A Nation in Debt: How Can We Pay the Bills?"

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Micro Grant Offer
Net Impact is excited to offer a micro grant of $150 to moderators* who host a forum using the newly updated A Nation in Debt: How Can we Pay the Bills? Issue guide. This program runs through June 31, 2019.

All you have to do to receive the funding is fill out the form by May 15, 2019 and host a forum by June 31, 2019.

Apply for a Micro Grant
The issue guide, A Nation in Debt was published by the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) in partnership with Up to UsUp to Us, an initiative of Net Impact and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, is a rapidly growing, nonpartisan movement of young people who recognize that when it comes to securing their economic and fiscal future, they have no better advocates than themselves.

Apply for a micro grant. Applicants will receive more detailed information about the micro grant program from Net Impact.

*Moderators must be affiliated with an accredited US-based college or university to be considered eligible for the micro grant.

Moderator Tools

A Deliberative Facilitator's Cheat Sheet
Editable cheat sheet for moderators to use during a forums.

Watch a webinar about moderating A Nation in Debt forums presented by Kara Dillard. Kara discusses the three options in depth, outlines questions to ask in the personal stake section as well as in the options section, and ways to help your participants reflect on this topic. Click here to watch the webinar.