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 sixth 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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Get Involved

Vote for a grant (June 6th – June 17th)
Vote to help select two recipients of our $5,000 Literacy Grants for Nonprofits.  Vote once per day through June 17.
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Apply for a grant (January 6th – April 1st)

The numbers

Some recent statistics.

549,645

Grants given

60

Number of programs supported