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Innovation Grantees win trips to COABE 2017

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The National Literacy Directory recently awarded two Innovation Grant scholarships to Directory program representatives to attend Coalition for Adult Basic Education’s (COABE) conference this April 2-5, 2017, in Disney World. COABE is an affiliate partner of the Directory. The Directory’s Innovation Grant series recognizes and rewards innovative literacy and education programs that are finding solutions… Read more »

Seeds of Literacy | Innovation Grantee

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Seeds of Literacy, one of three Innovation Grant recipients, was rewarded by the National Literacy Directory for its creative solution to a common literacy challenge: recruiting students and volunteers. Learn more about how Seeds was able to increase its enrollment below, and click here and here for more examples of innovative literacy programming. Seeds of… Read more »

The Lehman Edible Garden | Innovation Grantee

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The Lehman College Adult Learning Center (ALC), one of three Innovation Grant recipients, was rewarded by the National Literacy Directory for its creative solution to a common literacy challenge: bringing together native and non-native English speakers to learn from one another. Learn more about ALC’s program below, and click here for more examples of innovative literacy… Read more »

A Father’s Business | Innovation Grantee

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NCFL is amazed time and again at the stories and strategies of success that come pouring from the National Literacy Directory’s more than 7,000 literacy and learning organizations each time it accepts Innovation Grant applications to recognize innovative solutions to persistent challenges. This week and next, we’ll be sharing how this round of Innovation Grant… Read more »

CAP Tulsa awarded Innovation Grant from the National Literacy Directory

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Community Action Project of Tulsa County (Okla.) was recently selected to receive a National Literacy Directory Innovation Grant for its successful and innovative approach to two-generation programming. CAP Tulsa’s mission is to help young children in lower-income families grow up and achieve economic success through services tailored to meet individual family needs. Each year, CAP serves 2,300… Read more »

Santa Barbara Public Library System (SBPLS) awarded Innovation Grant from the National Literacy Directory

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Santa Barbara Public Library System  was recently selected to receive a National Literacy Directory Innovation Grant Award for its successful and innovative approach to two-generation programming. To find out more about the Directory’s bi-monthly grant opportunities, subscribe to NCFL’s monthly e-newsletter. Literacy and education programs listed in the Directory are eligible. To join the Directory,… Read more »

Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE) awarded Innovation Grant from the National Literacy Directory

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Nashville International Center for Empowerment was recently selected to receive a National Literacy Directory Innovation Grant Award for its successful and innovative approach to supporting its students’ learning needs. To find out more about the Directory’s bi-monthly grant opportunities, subscribe to NCFL’s monthly e-newsletter. Literacy and education programs listed in the Directory are eligible. To… Read more »

Literacy Works (Chicago) awarded Innovation Grant from the National Literacy Directory

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Literacy Works (Chicago) Literacy Works was recently selected to receive a National Literacy Directory Innovation Grant Award for its successful and innovative approach to supporting programs struggling to provide services after budget cuts. To find out more about the Directory’s bi-monthly grant opportunities, subscribe to NCFL’s monthly e-newsletter. Literacy and education programs listed in the… Read more »

National Literacy Directory accepting Innovation Grant applications

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The National Literacy Directory wants to recognize and reward innovative literacy and education programs that are finding solutions to persistent challenges. That’s why we are issuing this call for brief applications to support your efforts. The second in a series of $1,000 grants is available to programs with up-to-date member profiles listed in the National… Read more »

“Everything is like new” | How NLD Innovation Grant winner changed one student’s life

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The Kalamazoo Literacy Council was recently selected to receive a National Literacy Directory Innovation Grant Award for how it was able to recruit and utilize community members and resources to help meet the rising need for its literacy tutoring and education materials. One student KLC was able to reach through its efforts was Rob Smith…. Read more »