FamLAB Spark Grant Communications Guidelines

Congratulations on your Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Spark Grant from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop (JGCC). We are looking forward to working with you and your team over the next year!

Here are some dates to keep in mind:

  • Please submit a web-friendly summary of the project, logos for your organizations, as well as contact information for your communications officers so we can stay in touch about your project by September 14, 2018.
  • Grantees will participate in two virtual FamLAB grantee meetings. (In October 2018 and Spring 2019).
  • Grantees will present their projects at a FamLAB community convening in Summer 2019.
  • Final written report of project outcomes and lessons learned will be due 13 months following the date the grant is finalized by contract (approximately October 15, 2019).

Acknowledgements Of Support
Acknowledgement of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and the Spark Grant must be made in all materials and activities that relate to the funded project and/or program. Please see the suggested copy below:


This [project/event] was made possible with support from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop as part of the Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Spark Grants Program through the generous support of the Heising-Simons Foundation, the Bezos Family Foundation, and Oath Foundation.


Please use the Joan Ganz Cooney Center logo in any communication material related to the funded project. If you are not able to add the actual logo, please use “The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.” In all cases, link from the logo and/or name to our homepage: www.joanganzcooneycenter.org. The direct link to the FamLAB Project can be found here.

If you wish to use the FamLAB logo for promotional material, you can download PNG and EPS files here.

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center requests that all publications and multimedia (including, but not limited to podcasts, slidecasts, and videos) that are funded in part, or in entirety, by the grant include the appropriate disclaimer after the acknowledgement.

The opinions and views of the authors do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center or its funders.

Please share your news!
We are interested in sharing your stories! Grantees should submit all news for consideration and stay in touch with us through our Facebook and Twitter accounts (@cooneycenter).

Contact Us
If you have any questions about the Grantee Communications Guidelines or other communications related inquiries, please contact the JGCC communications team at cooney.center@sesame.org.

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