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Literacy Grant

Grants to California Childcare Centers, Schools, Teachers, Libraries,
and Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Reading Programs

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Long Beach Rotary Charitable Foundation

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Grants of up to $2,500 to California childcare centers, schools, teachers, libraries, and nonprofit literacy organizations in eligible areas for programs that promote reading at grade level. Funding may be used to purchase audio books, teacher resources, books, and workbooks directly from the Scholastic Store or to pay for other literacy program materials and costs as needed and outlined in a proposal. Support is given to projects operating in Long Beach, California.

Applications will be judged by the Long Beach Rotary Literacy Committee and approved by the Long Beach Rotary Charitable Foundation based on creativity, uniqueness and emphasis on preparing students to be ready to read at grade level by age 9.

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GrantWatch ID#: 140598

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Literacy grants range from $500 to $2,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This program provides funding and children’s books to Long Beach area libraries, schools, teachers, childcare centers, nonprofits and other literacy organizations that promote early reading and literacy in Long Beach, California.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2020
Grants will be awarded by: April 2020

Grant recipients who are processing Scholastic orders must do so with the Rotary Club of Long Beach by May 1, 2020.

Recipients of Long Beach Rotary Nonprofit Literacy Program grants may be invited to present their project at a Rotary Club of Long Beach luncheon.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to:

Long Beach Rotary Charitable Foundation
400 Oceangate, Suite 470
Long Beach, CA 90802

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