CINCINNATI — The Scripps Howard Foundation is seeking grant applications from Greater Cincinnati nonprofits that are working to improve childhood literacy and basic needs for people living in poverty.
The foundation's primary area of focus is funding childhood literacy programs, prioritizing children living in poverty. Grant funding will be provided to assist in the following areas:
- Implementing new or expanding existing childhood literacy programs
- Purchasing books, materials or new technology for childhood literacy programs
- Creation or expansion of summer reading programs to address summer reading loss
- Supporting childhood literacy programs that help students who read below their grade level or have trouble reading
- Building home libraries for those children of low socioeconomic status
The foundation is accepting applications through April 16. Nonprofit organizations can apply here.
The Scripps Howard Foundation is an enterprise of the E.W. Scripps Co., which owns WCPO 9.