Literacy, Library and Book Grants

There are so many super grants out there for libraries, schools and organizations to help provide great books for kids to read.

Below are just a few of the grant sources I have found.  Please feel free to reply and post the ones you know of that aren’t on this list!

  • NEA – Books Across America – http://www.nea.org/grants/18596.htm
  • Verizon Literacy Grants – http://foundation.verizon.com/grant/guidelines.shtml
  • Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy – http://www.barbarabushfoundation.com/site/c.jhLSK2PALmF/b.4344531/k.BD31/Home.htm
  • Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries – http://www.laurabushfoundation.org
  • Reading First Grants – http://www.ed.gov/programs/readingfirst/index.html
  • Literacy for a Lifetime – 50% matching grant for books from EDC Publishing (Usborne and Kane/Miller Books) – www.LiteracyForALifetime.org
  • Beyond Words – grants for libraries affected by natural disasters -http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslawards/beyondwords/disasterrelief.cfm
  • Dollar General Store grants for Youth and Family Literacy – http://www.dollargeneral.com/servingothers/Pages/GrantPrograms.aspx
  • Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grants – build a special reading area or remodel your library – http://www.toolboxforeducation.com/

for a big listing of even more grants for all types of  projects and purposes in K-12 schools visit www.grantwrangler.com

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