Literacy for a Lifetime

50% MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM


Literacy for a Lifetime is a 50% matching grant program available through Usborne Books & More – a division of Educational Development Corporation (EDC). EDC is proud to have developed the Literacy for a Lifetime 50% matching grant program to support educational funding on the local level. Businesses and foundations can also partner with Educational Development Corporation to help support organizations working to increase literacy among our youth.


How it Works

For Grant Recipients:

Through this generous program, grant or donation monies are used to purchase your choice of Usborne books and Kane Miller titles – and then are matched with 50% in add’l Usborne books & Kane Miller titles of your choice for FREE! This applies to ANY SIZE grant or donation.

THERE IS NO CAP!!

• 2,000+ amazing products to choose from

• $500 order minimum to qualify

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For Example

When a school or organization chooses to use a $7,000 grant to purchase books from Usborne Books & More through the Literacy for a Lifetime program, Educational Development Corporation will donate an additional $3,500 in Usborne books & Kane Miller books (of the organization's choice) to the school or organization.

Details for Corporate Donors & Foundations

Any corporate donor, private foundation or individual donor can make their donation even larger by donating Usborne Books & More products to the organization of their choice under the Literacy for a Lifetime – 50% Matching Grant Program.

The Literacy for a Lifetime program can be utilized as often as funds become available – with NO CAP on the amount matched.

All donations are tax deductible.

The donor may choose the Usborne books and Kane Miller books to donate under the program or let the receiving organization select the books most needed.

To recognize your donation, the business name/individual’s name can be displayed in every book whenever possible – or books may be given anonymously.

For Example

When a foundation, business or individual donates $10,000 in books from Usborne Books & More to a local shelter library (or any other type of school/organization) through the Literacy for a Lifetime program, Educational Development Corporation will donate an add’l $5,000 in Usborne books & Kane Miller titles to that school or organization.


More ways to fundraise and earn free books

In addition to our 50% matching grants for books, we have other options for pre-schools, clubs, schools, agencies and organizations to earn free books…