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 Updated 9/12/2016

The 100 Memorials / 100 Cities project encompasses the processes of soliciting involvement, support and education for the applicants, the grant application process itself, selection and grant awards, and importantly, the support, recognition, celebration and promotion of the grantee projects as we reach the Centennial of Armistice Day in 2018.

Below is a diagram of the sequence flow for these elements.

Project Flow Diagram





July 15, 2016

Site Launch

100 Cities/100 Memorials website launches and grant application portal is open to the public

September 8, 2016

Webinar: “Memorial Restoration 101”

“Memorial Restoration 101” program managers discuss how to find WWI memorials, analyze restoration opportunities and the basic Do’s and Don’ts for Memorial restorations.

October 19, 2016

(repeated on various dates to be determined)

Webinar: "Competition Briefing - Planning for a successful grant applications"

"Competition Briefing - Planning for a successful grant applications" is a webinar we plan to hold multiple times as an interactive tutorial for participants who want more insight into creating a successful grant application. This includes a public Q&A for participants.


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Various program events and schedule details will be published as they become set.

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June 15, 2017

Grant Application submission deadline

All grant applications must be submitted by 12pm EDT on June 15, 2017.

July 1, 2017

Compliance Confirmation

All grant applications will be checked and all compliant application teams will be notified.

July 15, 2017

Public posting

The "Creative Narrative" of all compliant projects will be posted on the US World War One Centennial Commission website for public review

July 15, 2017

Grant Applications to the Jurors

Grant Applications will be assigned to Jurors for initial evaluation

September7-8, 2017

Jury meets for final evaluations

Around this time, all jurors will meet and all finalists and runner up recommendations will be reviewed.

November 11, 2017

Grant Awards announced

All selected grant award projects will be announced and posted to the website

November 17, 2017

Winner Webinar

All selected grant awardees will be invited to an online media event for some congratulations, discussions and celebration

December 1, 2017

Grant Contracts sent to award winners

The Grant Award Contracts will be sent to all winners by this date for review and execution by each awardee team

January, 2018 – November 2018

Highlight efforts continually

Over the coming months, we will be featuring and highlighting the progress of various projects

November 11, 2018

Armistice Day Celebration

National Press conference in honor of the 100 Cities/ 100 Memorials Award Winners


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