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School library literacy grants available

This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced the beginning of the application period for Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) grants. This program, which is open to school libraries, provides $27 million in federal funding to support the improvement of literacy skills for youth in high-need schools and communities. Applicants…


School libraries need your help

The U.S. Department of Education is looking for peer reviewers for a possible school library grant competition this summer. The federal agency is seeking school librarians, educators, literacy specialists, administrators, digital media education specialists, college or university educators and researchers and education consultants to fill the bill as peer reviewers.…


U.S. Department of Education announces awards for Innovative Approaches to Literacy

Late Friday afternoon, the United States Department of Education announced it will award $28 million in 46 two-year grants to local school districts to be used for school libraries as well as other non-profit organizations that work for childhood literacy.  These grants are being awarded as a part of the…

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Announcement: Apply Now for Federal School Literacy Grants

The application filing period for Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program (IAL) school literacy grants is now open, the Department of Education announced today in the Federal Register. We encourage school librarians to apply for the program grants, which can range from $150,000—750,000. At least 50 percent of the $28.6 million…

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$500,000—750,000 in funding for School Libraries in Grant Money This Week

In the next coming days, the Department of Education will announce the school library grant program under the Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program. Grant applicants can request anywhere from $500,000 to $750,000 in funding. Please note: All interested parties must be registered for federal grants in advance to apply for…

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