28 grants were awarded, for a total of $42,805.

The recipients were:

Summit County Rotary Charitable Fund, Literacy Committee
Frisco, CO
$300.00 to provide assistance with the Fall 2013 Literacy Fair in Summit County CO

Summit County Library, North Branch
Silverthorne, CO
$750.00 to fund Literacy Book Bags to promote literacy through parental involvement

Garfield County Public Library Foundation
Rifle, CO
$2,000.00 to assist Library Foundation in presenting the “Discover Earth” exhibit

Summit Cove Elementary School Summer Reading Project
Frisco, CO
$1,500.00 to provide books to students and share with parents how to create a culture of reading at home

Elk Creek Elementary School
New Castle, CO
$1,940.00 to establish a “Reading Rendezvous” summer program to combat summer reading regression while strengthening parent connections

Red Canyon High School
Eagle, CO
$2,000.00 to provide expansion of language arts offerings and addition of writing Response to Intervention classes

Grand Valley Public Radio Company
Grand Junction, CO
$1,000.00 to provide support for the Children’s Words Project

Friends of Grand County Library
Kremmling, CO
$1,000.00 to fund Youth Services Early Literacy Kits designed to teach early literacy skills in library preschool story hours

Ross Montessori School 2013 Spring Science Fair
Carbondale, CO
$2,000.00 to provide assistance in developing a school-wide science fair

Elkton Education Additional Resource
Elkton, OR
$1,400.00 to purchase of a drumming instrument set for use in the K-5 music curriculum

Family Connections of Douglas County
Roseburg, OR
$2,000.00 to support the “Growing Up WILD” child care program providing enhanced learning opportunities for children in day care

South Umpqua Rural Community Partnership
Roseburg, OR
$2,400.00 to provide assistance for development of reading packets about utilizing wood “wastes” as soil amendments

East Primary School
Sutherlin, OR
$1,250.00 to fund establishment of libraries of picture books to use in Kindergarten writing curriculum

Glide Middle School
Glide, OR
$575.00 to fund a program to allow for progress monitoring reading, writing and math

Douglas County Youth Orchestra
Roseburg, OR
$1,250.00 to support the orchestra’s bow replacement program

Dos Rios and Meeker Elementary Schools
Evans/Greeley, CO
$1,750.00 to fund development of a Sensory Garden at the Poudre Learning Center

Weld Central Junior/Senior High Schools
Keenesburg, CO
$1,500.00 to purchase of books to be used in a reading contest between the Junior and Senior High Schools to develop an interest in reading for pleasure

City of Greeley Museums
Greeley, CO
$2,400.00 to provide scholarships for students to attend the Fall History Festival at Centennial Village Museum

Ellicott Elementary School
Ellicott, CO
$1,800.00 to fund Family Literacy Kits to be used during the summer library program

Get in the Act! Arts in Action
Stateline, NV
$1,750.00 to provide a Science Action Theater residency at Tahoe Valley Elementary School

Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education
Truckee, CA
$1,400.00 to fund the El Andar Summer Program, a parent-engaged summer literacy program for low income students

Friends of the Library
South Lake Tahoe, CA
$750.00 to provide eight weekly creative art experiences at the public library

Tahoe’s Connection for Families
Incline Village, NV
$1,840.00 to fund an early childhood literacy program teaching parents how to build literacy in their infants and toddlers

Eagle Valley Middle School
Carson City, NV
$550.00 to fund the purchase of high-interest, low reading level books to assist students reading below grade level

Tahoe Institute for Natural Science
Incline Village, NV
$1,700.00 to provide a set of in-school natural science curricula to connect natural surroundings to science learning experiences.

Sierra SmartPath
Soda Springs, CA
$2,000.00 to fund adult literacy classes in Kings Beach, California and Truckee, California

Chicago Park School
Grass Valley, CA
$2,000.00 to develop a hands-on, family-centered science program

Arts Educational Foundation
Nevada City, CA
$2,000.00 to help implementation of the Watershed Academy, a team-learning project integrating literacy, art and science