LITERACY LEGACY FUND of Michigan Grants
ANNOUNCING Grant Opportunities and Deadlines
LLF Michigan Grant Information ~
- 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.
- 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.
- Please note, effective immediately, LLF Michigan will be accepting grant application submissions on March 15, 2020 (for current year implementation) and November 1, 2020 (for next year’s implementation). If you have received a pre-approval of your grant concept please follow the submission guidelines provided with your pre-approval.
*Professional learning may include attendance at a Michigan professional conference selected from a list approved by LLF Michigan. Please inquire.
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 that:
> As of December 2018, the Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan has distributed numerous individual grants, team grants, and agency/organization grants, special project funds and a Spotlight Award; a value of over $38,000.
Marquette Regional History Center (MRHC) was awarded a JumpStart Financial Incentive grant in 2019 for their work to preserve priceless local history documents. In 2018 the MRHC was awarded its first grant to waive research fees for NMU students and provide funds for training & workshops. Read more on our Grant Recipient page.