Adult Volunteer Literacy Grant Program

Focus: 
Adult literacy
Target: 
Public
Deadline: 
Friday, February 1, 2019
Notes: 

From the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State 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 a grant, please click here:  http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/literacy/adultvolunteer.html