HonoringOurAncestors.com has been giving money to worthwhile genealogy projects for nearly eight years. Megan Smolenyak is the driving force behind HonoringOurAncestors.com and recently announced that the 100th such grant will be awarded soon.
I’d like the 100th grant to be special in some way. I have no idea what that might be, but in order to maximize the chances of finding an especially inspiring initiative, I’d like to ask for your help spreading the word about the grants program and encouraging as many people as possible to apply. I’m thinking that if I can get tons of applications, there will almost have to be a gem among them!
I'd suggest that you first read the summaries of all the other grants that have been awarded over the years. That will give you an idea of "what is normal."
You can start at Megan's blog at http://www.rootstelevision.com/blogs/megans-rootsworld/2007/12/please_help_me_with_my_100th_g.html and then switch to the Honoring Our Ancestors site at http://honoringourancestors.com/grants.html. You might also want to read Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens's article about this grant program entitled Honoring Our Ancestors Genealogical Grants at http://www.ancestry.com/learn/library/article.aspx?article=8382.