Oakland Reads is a campaign of the Oakland Literacy Coalition aimed at dramatically increasing third grade reading achievement among Oakland students. Hosting a Family Reading Celebration, funded by an Oakland Reads grant, is a great way for your organization to get involved in the campaign and share the fun and importance of reading with your families.
Before starting your application, please carefully read the full Application Guidelines, which outline important eligibility and program requirements.
The deadline to apply for a 2019-20 school year grant is Friday, October 4. Funding decisions will be announced by Friday, October 18. Grants recipients must use funds for a Family Reading Celebration during the 2019-20 school year.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 280-3547 with questions and visit our website for more info, including a planning guide and resources to help you plan a fun and successful project.