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Family Literacy Award

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

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Illinois Reading Council (IRC)

Deadline Date:

03/01/16

Description:

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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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157957

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominees must be a current member of IRC and ILA.

Click here for more information regarding membership and how to join: http://www.illinoisreadingcouncil.org/membership/interestinjoiningirc.html

Click here for the membership form: http://www.illinoisreadingcouncil.org/memberform.html

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:

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

Donna Monti
Email: irc@illinoisreadingcouncil.org
Phone: (888) 454-1341
Fax: (309) 454-3512

203 Landmark Drive, Suite B
Normal, Illinois 61761

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