Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Early Childhood Literacy Projects - Success by 6 Grant Program

Grants to Illinois and Indiana Childhood Educators and
Daycare Providers in Eligible Counties for Early Literacy Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

United Way of the Wabash Valley

Deadline Date:

11/17/17 5:00 PM Receipt


Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $1,000 to Illinois and Indiana childcare providers and early childhood educators in eligible counties for opportunities and activities that inspire a love of learning and reading in young children up to five years old and their families. The funding source's service area of Clark County in Illinois and Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana are eligible.

The activities should center on a book(s), and every child should receive a copy for personal use. Parent/family activities should be included in the project. The parent(s)/family may be included in the event, or at the very least the applicant needs to provide details of how they will encourage literacy activities to be extended at home.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162980

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may apply for up to $1,000.

Term of Contract:

Activity may take place anytime between January 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility is extended to the following programs within the UWWV service area of Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana and Clark County in Illinois. (See link:
- Licensed child care centers or homes that currently participate in Paths to QUALITY or ExceleRate Illinois,
- Unlicensed registered ministries participating in Paths to QUALITY, ExceleRate Illinois or the Ministry Mentoring Project.k
- Pre-K programs associated with state accredited educational programs, and
- UWWV supported early childhood programs.

Pre-Application Information:

See Supporting Documents below for the application.

Email the completed form as an attachment to Mark Johnson.
In the Subject field please enter SB6 Literacy Grant Application.

There will be a limit of one (1) award per license holder.
Detailed budget required.

Contact Information:

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

Email Application to:
Mark Johnson

United Way of the Wabash Valley, Inc.
100 S. 7th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807

Fax 812-235-3901

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Eligible areas of Clark County ;   Indiana: Eligible areas of Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties