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New grant: Free books from First Book

Get more books into the hands of your students! Through May 15, First Book seeks applications for the OMG Books Awards: Offering More Great Books to Spark Innovation program.

Awardees will be able to select the books and eBooks that will help them best meet the needs of the children they serve through the First Book Marketplace. Then OMG Books will provide 1.5 million new books for distribution to children living in low-income communities.

Deadline: May 15 and Aug. 15. Deadlines vary by state.

Funds: Grants will be awarded in 33 states, and award amounts will vary by state.

Eligibility: Classrooms and programs serving children in need, from birth to age 18, in the following 33 states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

How to apply: Review the RFP and then apply online.

Contact: Melanie Boyer, (202) 639-0114

 

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