Do you know of a literacy program in the US which has promoted reading in an innovative way?
The National Book Foundation has just announced its ninth annual Innovations in Reading Prize.
From the announcement:
The National Book Foundation’s 2017 Innovations in Reading Prize will award $10,000 to an individual or organization that has developed an innovative project which creates and sustains a lifelong love of reading in the community they serve. In addition, the Foundation will recognize four projects, which will receive honorable mention.
All U.S. citizens and American institutions are eligible for this prize. Previous winners can apply for new initiatives.
- After-school and community-based programs
- Non-profits such as museums and libraries
- Startups focused on reading and literature
You can submit your project, or recommend another program, but in any case applications are due by 28 February.