Literacy Grants

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Literacy Grants


Sponsored by Nora Roberts Foundation

Contact:Kathryn Pong, Vice President of Operations and Secretary
Nora Roberts Foundation
c/o Matthew Fountain
US Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management
100 Campus Dr. Ste. 350
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Description:The Nora Roberts Foundation makes grants in the areas of literacy, children’s programs, arts, and humanitarian efforts. Literacy Grants are intended to empower people through literacy. Recent grants were used to fund the purchase of books for children in need; informal learning programs focused on science, technology, and local history for individuals, families, and school groups; and theatre and arts education, including after-school programs, summer camps, and professional training for teachers, students, schools, and families.

Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. While proposals are accepted from organizations located throughout the United States, there is a geographic preference for organizations located in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and West Virginia. Applications should be submitted online.
Eligibility:Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Awards vary.
Deadline(s):Applications are due March 1, June 1, October 1, and December 1, annually.
Focus:Literacy, Adult, Literacy, PreK-12
Grade Level(s):PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Adult
Content Area(s): Reading/English/Language Arts
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Information Literacy
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