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James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs Classroom Library Giveaway 2018

Grants and In-Kind Grants of Books to USA
PreK-12 Teachers to Build Classroom Libraries

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Deadline Date:

07/31/18 11:59 PM ET


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Grants of $500 and in-kind grants of books valued at $520 to USA and territories PreK-12 teachers to help build their classroom libraries. Funding is intended to increase the accessibility of quality books to as many children as possible by bringing books into classroom libraries.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170554

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

4,000 winners will be chosen.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Patterson Partnership Grant is $500, to be used to purchase classroom books. In addition, the winning teachers will receive 500 Scholastic Reading Club Bonus Points to be used toward books for their classrooms, valued at $520.

Term of Contract:

Any prizing not claimed by December 31, 2018, will be forfeited.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Patterson Partnership 2018 (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and US territories who are currently teaching in a US school in any grade from PreK through 12 (“participants” or “entrants”). Do not participate in the sweepstakes if you are not a legal US resident 18 years of age or older.

Employees, officers, and directors of Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers of promotional materials and services, and any other entity engaged in any way in the development, production, printing, distribution, or execution of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to James Patterson, JBP Business, LLC, Hachette Book Group, Inc. and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of Sweepstakes materials (collectively “Related Entities”), and members of the immediate family or household of such individuals are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Teachers can enter anytime starting Monday, March 19, 2018, and ending Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor on or about August 2, 2018.

On September 6, 2018, winning teachers will receive a notification email and a hard-copy notification letter delivered by UPS.

Winning teachers can either have the $500 grant directly deposited into their Scholastic Reading Club account, or they can have a check sent directly to them. If the winners prefer a check, they will be required to complete a W-9 form.


Contact Information:

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

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Contact Numbers:

Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc.
557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)