Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation School Library Grant Program

Lois Lenski, author of children's book, "Strawberry Girl," had a life-long concern that all children have access to good books.  So, she established this foundation to provide grants to agencies serving disadvantaged populations.

Public libraries, Prek-8th grade school libraries and non-traditional libraries operated by 501(c)(3) agencies are eligible to apply. The foundation provides grants to libraries or organizations that serve economically or socially at-risk children, have limited book budgets, and demonstrate real need.

Grants for 2012 will range from $500-$3000 and are specifically for book purchases and not for administrative or operational uses. 

Grants will be awarded on or before December 15th, 2012.

Head over here to their website to learn more and to download an application.

Thanks to Enslow Publishers

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