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IMLS Grants Give Priority to Literacy, Early Learning

Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS); Program: Nat’l Leadership Grants for Museums (CFDA Number: 45.312) (Funding Opportunity Number: NLG-MUSEUMS-FY17); Eligibility: Nonprofits, museums and institutions of higher education (early learning projects receive priority); Funding: $6.5 million for 15 awards; … Continue reading

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Bush Foundation Grants Support Literacy, Reading

Funder: Laura Bush Foundation (LBF) for America’s Libraries; Opportunity: LBF Grants; Funding Focus: Education, innovation, technology; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools with at least 80% of their student body eligible for free or reduced-price lunches (Preference is given to schools … Continue reading

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DoEd Will Release New Striving Readers Solicitation

The Education Dept.’s Elementary & Secondary Education Office will soon release the application for the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program (SRCLP) (CFDA Number: 84.371C). The NOFA is to be released in September with an October deadline.

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Emergency Library Funding Offered by Education Partners

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 relief; Geographic Focus: Regional (where the company has operations); … Continue reading

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Reading Grants for Educators Coming Soon

Private Funders: American Assn. of School Librarians (AASL); Opportunity: AASL Innovative Reading Grant; Funding Focus: K-12 education, literacy; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: School libraries; Funding: One $2,500 award; Deadline (TBA): last year’s deadline was Feb. 1.

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Educators Literacy, Reading Grants Coming Soon

Private Funders: American Assn. of School Librarians (AASL); Opportunity: AASL Innovative Reading Grant; Funding Focus: K-12 education, literacy; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: School libraries; Funding: One $2,500 award; Deadline: TBA, the last round closed on Feb. 1.

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Reading 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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Reading Competition to open Later this Year

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 (estimated): … Continue reading

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Applications Sought for Field Trip Grants

Foundation: Target Foundation; Opportunity: 2016 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: Aug. 1 to Sept. 30.

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Writer’s Foundation Provides Services Grants

Just a quick reminder about the upcoming deadline for the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, which focuses on strengthening and supporting communities throughout the state of Maine. The final 2015 deadlines are June 30 and Dec. 31. The foundation provides … Continue reading

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