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Grants Give Priority to Literacy, Early Learning, Reading

Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS); Program: 2018 Nat’l Leadership Grants for Libraries (CFDA Number: 45.312) (Funding Opportunity Number: NLG-LIBRARIES-FY18-1); Eligibility: Nonprofits, museums and institutions of higher education (early learning projects receive priority); Funding: $5.7 million for 12 … Continue reading

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Grants Give Priority to Literacy, Early Learning, Reading

Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS); Program: 2018 Nat’l Leadership Grants for Libraries (CFDA Number: 45.312) (Funding Opportunity Number: NLG-LIBRARIES-FY18-1); Eligibility: Nonprofits, museums and institutions of higher education (early learning projects receive priority); Funding: $5.7 million for 12 … Continue reading

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Literacy Projects Eligible for ProLiteracy Support

Private Funder: ProLiteracy; Opportunity: Nat’l Book Fund; Funding Focus: Literacy, education, higher education, low-income families; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Adult basic education and literacy programs; Funding: Multiple awards of New Readers Press books and other educational resources ranging in value … Continue reading

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Roberts Foundation Provides Literacy Grants

Foundation: Nora Roberts Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Literacy (primary focus), children, arts and culture; Geographic Focus: National (emphasis on MD; some emphasis also on NY and WV); Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary, the foundation distributed $2.2 … Continue reading

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Store Chain Offers Grants for Field Trips, Education

Foundation: Target Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Field Trip Grants; Funding Focus: Children, arts, literacy, education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, schools, libraries and public agencies; Funding: Up to $700 each; Deadline: runs from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30 (2017 Field … Continue reading

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Grants Support Emergency Literacy Efforts

Purpose: Funding directs emergency support to pre-K-12 student libraries. Private Funders: Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the Nat’l Education Assn. and the American Library Assn.; Opportunity: Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund; Funding Focus: Education, literacy and disaster … Continue reading

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Communication Foundation Favors Local Efforts

Private Funder: Verizon Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Literacy, education (science, technology, engineering, and math-STEM) and domestic violence; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools, educational institutions and nonprofits; Funding: The average grant has ranged between $5,000 and $10,000 (the … Continue reading

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Funder Opens $10K Wish You Well Grants

Funder: Wish You Well Foundation; Opportunity: Literacy grants; Funding Focus: Literacy, disadvantaged youth, rural education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $10,000 each; Deadline: Rolling.

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Entergy Likes Literacy, Low-Income Initiatives

Private Funder: Entergy Charitable Foundation; Opportunity: Open Grants and Micro Grants; Funding Focus: Literacy, low-income initiatives, the arts, the environment and K-12 childhood education; Geographic Focus: Regional (AR, LA, MA, MI, MS, NH, NY, TX & VT); Eligibility: Nonprofits, schools, … Continue reading

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NEA Reading Competition Now Open

Funders: Nat’l Endowment for the Arts/Arts Midwest; Opportunity: 2017 Big Read; Funding Focus: Literacy; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits, governments, libraries, museums, colleges and universities, art centers, historical societies, arts councils, humanities councils, literary festivals and arts organizations.; Funding: 75 … Continue reading

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