Better World Books Literacy Grants

Better World Books grants fund literacy and educational nonprofits and libraries for specific projects — the front lines of the fight to reduce global poverty through education.

Literacy Grants for Libraries

Thanks to thousands of libraries who participate in the Better World Books Discards and Donations program, we are able to offer library grants for the seventh consecutive year.

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Literacy Grants for Nonprofits

Our grants for nonprofits are intended to compile a wide range of local projects and fund the ones that bring the highest impact to their community.

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Grant Recipients

While there are countless worthy projects, a handful emerge each year as the winning grant recipients. We are pleased to share their stories with you and collectively celebrate their victory.

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Applications Now Closed (January 19th – March 31st)
Library recipients announced in May.
Nonprofit recipients announced in July.

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The numbers

Some recent statistics.


Grants given


Number of programs supported