In order to be considered eligible for a grant, an organization must meet the following criteria:
· The organization must have current nonprofit or public status and have been in existence for two or more years as of the date of the application
· The organization must have maintained fiscal accountability
· The organization must operate an instructional literacy program that has been in existence for at least 2 years and includes one or more of the following components: literacy for adults; parent education; pre-literacy or literacy instruction for children pre-k to grade 3; intergenerational literacy activities (Parent and Child Together Time [(PACT]).
Applications must be received by September 20, 2010. See the Foundation’s website for complete details.