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$300,000 Shades of Green:Library Media Grants That Make Your Fantasies Come True Dollar General Literacy Foundation Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. Grant funding is provided to assist in the following areas:Implementing new or expanding existing literacy programsPurchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiativesPurchasing books, materials or software for literacy programsMaximum Grant Amount: $4,000

Deadline to apply: May 23, 2013Grant Announcement: August 21, 2013Maximum Grant Amount: $4,000

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is celebrating 20 years of helping individuals learn to read, prepare for the GED, or learn English. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $81 million to nonprofit organizations and schools that have helped more than 4.7 million individuals advance their literacy and basic education skills.

Laura Bush Foundation for Americas Libraries announced that 2012 school libraries were awarded $1,060,000 in grantsThe schools receive grants of $5,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. The goals of the Laura Bush Foundation is to help school libraries to:(a) encourage and foster a love of reading,(b) support student learning, and(c) make books available to students who otherwise would not have access to them Target Early Childhood Reading Grant funds programs that foster a love of reading and encourage young children, preschool through third grade, to read together with their families. Reading grants support programs such as library storytimes and family reading nights. Target Early Childhood Reading Grant is $2,000.

Each Arts, Culture & Design in Schools Grant is $2,000

The purposes of The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation are to advance literacy and foster a love of reading among underserved and at-risk children and youth. Lois Lenski, author and illustrator of over one hundred children's books and the 1946 Newbery medalist for Strawberry Girl, established the Foundation as a charitable institute more than forty-five years ago. During that time the Foundation has assisted over 400 organizations in their efforts to provide books to children who might otherwise lack access to children's literature.The Grant Program provides grants to libraries and agencies that serve economically or socially at-risk children, have limited book budgets, and demonstrate real need. Grants for 2013 will range from $500 to $3000. Successful applicants have proposed purchases to update their children's book collections generally or to expand their holdings in specific areas.

The AASL Innovative Reading Grant supports the planning and implementation of a unique and innovative program for children which motivates and encourages reading, especially with struggling readers.Sponsored by Capstone$2,500

The Frances Henne Award recognizes a school librarian with five years or less experience who demonstrates leadership qualities with students, teachers and administrators, to attend an AASL conference or ALA Annual Conference for the first time$1,250

The Freedom to Read Foundation via its Judith F. Krug Memorial FundSeven $1,000 grants to libraries, schools and community organizations in support of Banned Books Week The Snapdragon Book Foundation was started in December, 2008 to provide funds to improve school libraries for disadvantaged children.Founded by a former school librarian, this foundation exists to put books in the hands of kids. In a time when many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, we hope to make sure that school libraries are still offering children good books to read.Grants ranging from $1,300 to $20,000 have been awarded to the schools for their exemplary proposals and innovative programs

Learning & Leadership GrantsThe NEA Foundation provides grants to support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes: To fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences, such as summer institutes or action research; or To fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment. The IRA Award for Technology and Reading honors educators in grades K12 who are making an outstanding and innovative contribution to the use of technology in reading education.There will be one grand-prize winner, seven U.S. regional winners, one Canadian, and one international winner.

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on our site, and you can give any amount to the project that most inspires you.When a project reaches its funding goal, we ship the materials to the school. You'll get photos of the project taking place, a letter from the teacher, and insight into how every dollar was spent. The Mable Wyche Underwood Grant allows library media specialists who are members in good standing of GLMA to develop, design, implement, or continue an ongoing program, which promotes the use of the library media center in the instructional program.The award shall consist of 2 grants from $400-$600

Georgia Educational Technology Consortium Innovation Grant2013 INNOVATION GRANTSThe Board of Directors of the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium is pleased to announce that applications for the 2013 Innovation Grants are now being accepted. These grants are designed to improve student achievement through technology.Who:The opportunity to apply for an Innovation Grant is open to all Georgia teachers, media specialists, counselors, or any combination of persons within a school setting.What:A maximum of $10,000 in Innovation Grants will be awarded, with each individual grant not to exceed $2,500.

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