LITERACY LEGACY FUND of Michigan Grants
ANNOUNCING Grant Opportunities and Deadlines
LLF Michigan Grant Information ~
- Please note, effective immediately, LLF Michigan has temporarily suspended receipt of grant applications. Please contact us using the “Contact Us” located on the bottom of the About page with any questions regarding grant submissions. If you have received a pre-approval of your grant concept please follow the submission guidelines provided with your pre-approval.
- Non-Profit Organizations and educational institutions may apply for a grant or special project funding.
- Grant purposes may be to implement a literacy-related project, event or research project or to attend a professional conference to support literacy development or enhancement of a Michigan citizenry at any age level. Professional learning may include attendance at a Michigan professional conference selected from a list approved by LLF Michigan. Please inquire.
- Recipients may have up to 8 months from notification of the award to complete implementation and evaluation unless otherwise stated for these evidence based grants.
Funding Categories & Descriptions:
Jump Start Incentive Grant – For launching or supporting a new or existing worth project.
Legacy Award – For funding projects demonstrating potential for long-term impact; implementation over a 18-24 month period. Usually based on successful Jumpstart Financial Awards.
Special Projects – For supporting a unique activity or event; does not require evidence-based reporting; has future grant potential.
Spotlight – Given periodically in recognition for having a significant impact and/or deemed to be worthy of high praise and emulation by others.
Did you know:
As of December 2022, the Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan has distributed numerous individual grants, team grants, and agency/organization grants, special project funds and Spotlight Awards; a value of approximately $61,350.
In 2017 the first Legacy Grant was presented to the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Since then the Lowell Area History Museum has been the continuous recipient (2018-2023), for their very successful Immersion Program reaching hundreds of children each year. Read more on our Current Recipients page.
The Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan has been the local Affiliate for Dolly Parton Imagination Library (DPIL) book gifting program at 6 sites in the U.P. Read more on our DPIL page.