Meet the 2014 LEAP Grant Winners

intro-leap-winners-2014Thank you to all the fantastic organizations who applied for a LEAP Grant this year, and to everyone who voted to help us select which projects to fund. We think these literacy efforts will have a huge impact in their communities, and we look forward to seeing the progress they make. We are so glad to connect the simple online purchasing of books with these great stories.

Without further ado, here they are:

Library Grant Recipients

Biblioteca Comunitaria Dr. William House
Project: Traveling Story Time
Grant awarded: $6,000 funding


Larchmont Public Library
Project: Sensory Storytime
Grant awarded: $7,810 funding

Puertas del Saber Library
Project: Biblioteca Movil
Grant awarded: $14,660 funding

St. Louis County Library
Project: Reading Encouragement Project
Grant awarded: $1,400 funding, book donation

Union Beach Memorial Library
Project: Technically Rebuilding
Grant awarded: $9,000 funding


Non-profit Grant Recipients

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan
Project: Afghanistan Reads
Grant awarded: $10,000

Folk and Sprak
Project: Giving Deaf Children a Language in New Guinea
Grant awarded: $10,000

Tembo-Kenya
Project: Read for the Top
Grant awarded: $10,000

West Philadelphia Alliance for Children
Project: WePAC Library Program
Grant awarded: $10,000

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