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Grants for Literacy Programming in Oklahoma

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Oklahoma City Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

07/01/11

Description:

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Grants for up to $7,000 for literacy programming in Oklahoma. The overall goal of the Foundation is to better the lives of the people living in Oklahoma City. This RFP seeks to assist organizations in providing opportunities for adults and families to read, write and speak English at a functional level that allows for self-sufficiency and quality of life. Grants will be provided to literacy and language providers for training, materials, awareness building and administrative support to improve the quality and the capacity of their existing programs to serve more learners.

Goals of the program include:
Build an infrastructure for individual adults and families to speak and learn English.
Provide an opportunity for economic independence and for dealing with basic medical, legal and consumer issues.
Create awareness in the community for literacy skills and integrate literacy into social services, job training and other rehabilitation programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125191

Estimated Size of Grant:

up to $7,000

Eligibility:

Pre-Application Information:

You must contact Mary Surbeck at 405.606.2917 to determine the eligibility of your project and to ensure you fully understand the guidelines before you develop your written proposal.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mary Surbeck
405.606.2917

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oklahoma