Local and National Grants for School Visits

Do you need financial assistance to get an author or illustrator to visit your school?

Please look at these local and national links to find grants and funding available to you


Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

City National Bank
 - Reading is the Way Up, Literacy Grants Program (CA, NV, NY) 

Community Foundation of Southern Arizona

Dollar General
 - Youth Literacy Grants for schools & libraries 

Donors Choose 

Educational Enrichment Foundation

Fund for Teachers--Oklahoma 

Grants Alert.com - Verizon Foundation

Grant Wrangler

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

How to Write a Grant

Leap Frog - grant info. and grant resources

National Book Scholarship Fund

Oklahoma Arts Council

OGE.com  - Visit the home page, under the Community section is a link about $1000 grants for teachers. The deadline May 31st for each school year.

Read, Write, Connect - Austin, TX

School Grants - this site has it all!

U.S. Department of Education - Grants to enhance & support school libraries

Wells Fargo Bank 


Do 70% of your students qualify for free or reduced lunches?  

If so, your school may be eligible for a $1,000.00 award to purchase NEW BOOKS for your library.  

For details, go to  NEA's site :   www.neafoundation.org/pages/educators/grant-programs/grant-application/books-across-america/