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This PowerPoint was created by Deb Kachel and Christie Kaaland for use at the Washington Library Association Conference, Tacoma, on November 4, 2017, and for the AASL Conference, Phoenix, on November10, 2017.
On July 12, 2021, the U.S. Dept. of Education opened applications for The Innovative Approaches to Literacy grant program that was last funded in 2018.
Applications are due August 11, 2021 from eligible school districts. To be eligible a school district must have 20% or more of the students served by the LEA are from families with an income below the poverty line. Higher percentages of low income students increase chances of being funded.
“Generally, IAL grant funds can be used to support high-quality projects designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade. This includes innovative programs that promote early literacy for young children and motivate older children to read and programs that increase student achievement by using school libraries, distributing free books to children and their families, and offering high-quality literacy activities.”
Estimated Available Funds: $25,000,000.
Estimated Range of Awards: $175,000 to $750,000.
Estimated Average Size of Awards: $500,000.
Estimated Number of Awards: 40-60.
Descriptions, criteria and applications for the awards and grants are described at the links below. The awards and grants deadline is February 1, 2019. Applications are now open for:
Be sure to read all the details and have your principal's approval before posting a project.