ANNOUNCING NEW Grant Opportunities and deadlines

LLF Michigan newly revised grant information ~

  • Applicants may apply as individuals or as a team.
  • Non-Profit Organizations and Agencies may apply for a grant.
  • Grant purposes include: 1) to implement a literacy-related project, event or research project to support  literacy development or enhancement of a Michigan citizenry at any age level, or 2) to improve an educator’s literacy-related professional learning* and teaching.
  • LLF Michigan offers Competitive Grants, JumpStart Financial Incentive Awards and Legacy Grants.
  • 2017 Grant Funding of up to $1,000 per grant is available.  Please email inquires using the email link on our sidebar.

Applicants may have up to 8 months from notification of the award to implementation and evaluation.

*Professional learning may include attendance at a Michigan professional conference selected from a list approved by LLF Michigan.  Please visit the “Conference” page to view the list.  Below is our newly revised Grant Application.

Grant Application


Did you know that:

> As of December 2016, the Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan has distributed 38 individual grants, 3 team grants and 9 Agency/Organization grants, a value of over $18,000, and a $2,500 Spotlight Award/scholorship.

> Each grant cycle an independent group of grant readers reviews and recommends grant applications for funding.

> During 2016 we were pleased to provide financial assistance to these agencies/organizations to assist with their literacy enhancement efforts ~ UP Children’s Museum-Marquette, Everett HS-Lansing, Daly Elementary-Westwood, Ele’s Place-Flint, Kingsbury Country Day – Oxford, Morrice Elementary,  and St. Joseph County Literacy Council.

Meet our Grant Recipients and see what they say.

The results are in!

2017 LLF Michigan Grant Recipient Success Continues
The UP Children’s Museum-Marquette has been approved for a 2017 Winter/Spring competitive grant to continue its highly-successful Third Thursday Literacy Nights and a separate, special outreach grant.  Congratulations UP Children’s Museum-Marquette on your fourth grant! We are pleased to provide financial assistance for your literacy events.  Watch this spot for more information.