The program seeks to develop or expand projects designed to support the development of literacy skills for adult primary care givers and their children.
The organization must: 1. Have current nonprofit or public status and have been in existence for two or more years as of the date of the application; 2. Have maintained fiscal accountability; 3. Operate an instructional literacy program that has been in existence for at least 2 years,and includes one or more of the following components: literacy for adults; parent education; pre-literacy or literacy instruction for children pre-k to grade 3; intergenerational literacy activities. The estimated funds available are $650,000; award requests must not exceed $65,000. The deadline is September 9th. Click here for additional information