8 grants were awarded for a total of $10,850.

The recipients were:

Altrusa International Foundation, Inc.
Roseburg, OR
$2000 to provide a range of programs directed to schools and families to assist in the development of a child’s interest in reading

Douglas County Museum Foundation
Roseburg, OR
$750 to provide Museum in the Park summer programming free of charge

The Melrose Reading Station
Roseburg, OR
$1500 to purchase a laptop computer and fund a literacy program

Phoenix School of Roseburg
Roseburg, OR
$700 to purchase age-appropriate classroom reading materials for 14 classrooms

Riddle Elementary School
Riddle, OR
$1700 to purchase a reading intervention component of the core reading program for the second grade

Sunnyslope Elementary School
Roseburg, OR
$700 to purchase lapel microphones and a mixer/amplifier for use in student written plays and other student performances

Umpqua Community College
Roseburg, OR
$2000 to purchase new books for the pre-kindergarten Literacy in Action program at the Ford Family Center

Umpqua Valley Arts Association
Roseburg, OR
$1500 to purchase art supplies for Art Express, an art history program that connects art techniques and history through hands-on lessons for elementary school children