The following list represents our currently funded initiatives.
Support for early learning
$10,000 / 14months
To provide legal advocacy to support children who have denied access to Pre-K to 3rd grade services
$150,000 / 2 years
The Free Library’s Read! by 4th campaign aims to have 97 percent of students entering fourth grade reading at grade level. The Library is aligning the summer programs of multiple providers in support of this literacy goal and providing additional instruction for educators.
$450,000 / 3 years
Greene Street Friends: Horizons Summer Learning Loss Program is a six-week summer literacy enrichment program. Greene Street Friends has partnered with Horizons in a national network of transformational education and enrichment programs that put low-income public school students on a path to success in school and life.
$150,000 / 5 years
Mt. Airy USA’s Mt. Airy Reads Initiative partners with five schools and the local community to increase the reading levels of students in kindergarten through third grade. Using instructional coaches and books from the Children’s Literacy Initiative, schools have begun changing the literacy environment.
$245,000 / 16 months
High-Quality K–3 Literacy Instruction in the School District includes the training of 2,000 educators in evidence-based literacy instruction to increase student reading levels.
$4,500,000 / 3 years
The Pre-K for PA Campaign works to improve the school readiness of at-risk three- and four-year-olds statewide. The campaign seeks to increase the number of publicly funded, high-quality, pre-K opportunities toward the goal of universal pre-kindergarten.
$200,000 / 2 years