29 July 2010

Grant Opportunity - Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce our 2011 National Grant competition. The Foundation's grant-making program seeks to develop or expand projects designed to support the development of literacy skills for adult primary care givers and their children. A total of approximately $650,000 will be awarded.

In order to be considered eligible for a grant, an organization must meet the following criteria:
· The organization must have current nonprofit or public status and have been in existence for two or more years as of the date of the application
· The organization must have maintained fiscal accountability
· The organization must operate an instructional literacy program that has been in existence for at least 2 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 3; intergenerational literacy activities (Parent and Child Together Time [(PACT]).

Applications must be received by September 20, 2010. See the Foundation's website for complete details.

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