Adult Volunteer Literacy Grant

Focus: 
Adult literacy
Target: 
Public
School
Special
Academic
Deadline: 
Monday, February 3, 2020
Notes: 

From the Illinois Secretary of State's website:

Grant projects provide instruction to help adults who read below the ninth grade level or speak English at a beginning level to improve their basic reading, writing, math, or English language proficiency. Services are provided through the use of trained, unpaid volunteer tutors.

Expected Outcomes

  • Increased skills in reading, writing, math and/or English language.
  • Increased knowledge of civic responsibilities (e.g., voting, using the public library).
  • Increased ability of the volunteer tutors to provide effective adult literacy instruction.

For additional information, and to apply for this grant, please visit the website at https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/literacy/adultvolunteer.html