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Awards to Illinois Member Individuals for Initiatives Promoting Parent Involvement in Children's Reading


Geographic Focus

USA: Illinois

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Family Literacy Award

Illinois Reading Council (IRC)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #157957

Grant Description

Awards to recognize Illinois individuals who are members of the funding source for developing and implementing programs, projects, activities, or events that promote parent involvement in children's reading. Nominees must demonstrate how their efforts have increased meaningful literacy partnerships among parents, children, and educators.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominees must be a current member of IRC and ILA.

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Pre-Application Information:

Self-nominations and nominations by others will be accepted. Please use the attached nomination form (see attached files below). Once nominations have been received, a request for materials will be sent to each nominee. The materials will be used to select the award winner, and they are limited to three pages in length. The materials will include one page describing the initiative (project, activities, program, etc.), and two letters of support from participants in the initiative (parents, children, community members, educators, administrators, IRC members, etc.).

The award winner will be recognized at the annual Illinois Reading Council Conference.

Please send the completed Nomination Form to:

Donna Monti
Family Literacy Award
203 Landmark Drive, Suite B
Normal, IL 61761

Nomination Forms are due by March 1st. Submission of materials are due by April 1st.

Contact Information:

Donna Monti
Phone: (888) 454-1341
Fax: (309) 454-3512

203 Landmark Drive, Suite B
Normal, Illinois 61761

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

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

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