Let’s Get Children Reading
A Worldreader community grant opportunity to get children reading.
Worldreader and Amazon have an ambitious goal of getting 75,000 children ages 3-12 reading through this grant to improve reading comprehension and social-emotional learning. To reach this goal, we seek creative, collaborative partner organizations with these qualities:
We welcome applications from across the United States, but are placing a high priority on organizations in the following states: WA, MD, VA, OH, WV, GA, PA, and TN.
Worldreader will award up to 40 one-year seed grants valued between $3,000 and $7,500. Funding may be used for items such as communication tools, incentives, or program support. We encourage your creative approach.
The application opens on November 1st. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, but are due no later than December 15th, 2023. Worldreader will notify selected organizations on or before January 15th, 2024.
If you would like to be informed when the grant portal opens or receive an invitation to attend an informational session, please fill out the intent to apply form below:
Intent to apply form:
One-year seed grants valued between $3,500 and $7,500 were awarded to the following 27 organizations. The Let’s Get Children Reading Grant, with the goal of engaging children and their families in reading, is made possible by generous funding from Amazon.
Current grant recipients that received funding earlier in 2023, may apply for additional funding in February 2024 and should not apply for this cycle of funding.
To learn more about Worldreader and how your organization can use BookSmart to support family reading, or for questions related to the Let’s Get Children Reading Grant Program contact USprograms@worldreader.org
This program is made possible through the generous support of
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