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The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation
P.O. Box 255366
Sacramento, CA
95865

Email: michael.covey@loislenskicovey.org
Url: http://www.loislenskicovey.org

Primary Contact:
Mr. Michael Covey

Geographic Scope:
National

Type of Organization: Foundation

Total Annual Giving:  $61,000

Grant Range: $500 - $3,000

Eligibility Requirements:
Libraries and nonprofit organizations

Application Deadlines:
May 29, 2015
(The 2016 deadline will be available in the spring.)

Areas of Interest:
The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation is dedicated to advancing literacy and fostering a love of reading among underserved and at-risk children and youth.

The Foundation provides grants for the purchase of books published for young people preschool through grade 8. School libraries, non-traditional libraries operated by nonprofit organizations, and bookmobile programs are eligible to apply. (Public libraries are not eligible to apply, except for the funding of bookmobile programs.)

The focus is on libraries or organizations that serve economically or socially at-risk children, have limited book budgets, and demonstrate real need.
Grants are intended for the purchase of books for young people, and are not intended for administrative or operational use.

Grants are not provided for book distribution programs, classroom collections, atlases, dictionaries, basal readers or similar texts, workbooks or similar instructional tools, textbooks, or encyclopedias. The Foundation will consider funding for the purchase of e-books, but not for e-readers.

Application Procedures:
Application guidelines and forms are available on the Foundation's website.

EIN: 13-6223036

Last Updated: 3/1/2015