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Grants to Western New York Individuals to
Enhance Literacy Instruction in the Classroom

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Niagara Frontier Reading Council

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Grants of up to $500 to Western New York individual teaching professionals, students, parents, and other Council members who are seeking funds for programs that will enhance literacy instruction in the classroom for students. Proposed projects should directly impact students in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

The criteria for evaluation by the review committee will be:
1. Merit of idea as it relates to the NYS Standards
2. Presentation of proposal (about 2-3 pages)
3. Number of students who would benefit
4. Reasonable budget
5. How replicable the project is

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137079

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will be awarded for amounts up to $500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This is an opportunity for NFRC members who have been part of the NFRC for a minimum of 2 years. If two or more people work together on a grant application, at least 1 person must be a member of 2 years or more.

Pre-Application Information:

The application form will be made available online at, and will be mailed to all NFRC members as well.

Please Note: A more detailed call for proposals will be mailed to all NFRC members early in November.

Use the outline provided on the Council's website ( to guide you in writing your proposal, and then mail or email it to the contact listed below.

Contact Information:

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

Roxanne Wallace, Mini-Grant Chair
447 Pine St.
Lockport, New York 14094


Grant Coverage Areas:

Western New York

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York