Monday, July 05, 2010

Grants for Literacy Programs Educating Adult Primary Care Givers and Their Children

From The Foundation Center...

[If you are interested in more information about this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" below.]

Deadline: September 10, 2010

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Accepting Applications for 2011 National Grant Program

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is accepting applications for its annual national grant competition. The grantmaking program is designed to help develop or expand projects that support the development of literacy skills for adult primary care givers and their children.

To be eligible for funding, the applicant organization must have nonprofit or public status and must have been in existence for two or more years. The organization must operate an instructional literacy program that has been in existence for at least two 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 three, and/or inter-generational literacy activities (parent and child together time).

A total of approximately $650,000 in grants will be awarded in 2011; grant requests should not exceed $65,000.

The National Grant Program application and guidelines are available at the foundation's Web site.

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