Grants Update: August 6, 2007

For a list of grants with multiple or no deadlines, please visit the ALA Washington Office’s Grants page.

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy: National Grant Program

The goal of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s National Grant Program is to develop and expand family literacy efforts nationwide and to support literacy programs that build families of readers. The program seeks to develop or expand projects that are designed to support the development of literacy skills for adult primary care givers and their children. Instructional literacy programs funded through the program must have been in existence at least two years and include one or more of the following components: literacy for adults, parent education, literacy or pre-literacy instruction for children pre-K to grade 3, and/or intergenerational literacy activities. The application deadline is September 7, 2007. Visit the website listed above for application guidelines and forms.

About Jacob Roberts

Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.

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