ANNOUNCING NEW Grant Opportunities and deadlines

LLF Michigan newly revised grant information ~

  • Non-Profit Organizations and Agencies may apply for a grant.
  • Grant purposes may be to implement a literacy-related project, event or research project to support literacy development or enhancement of a Michigan citizenry at any age level.
  • LLF Michigan offers JumpStart  Award and Legacy Award Grants.
  • Recipients may have up to 8 months from notification of the award to complete 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.

Grants Categories:

Jump Start – Launching or supporting a new or existing worth project.

Legacy Award – For funding projects demonstrating potential for long-term impact; implementation over a 18-24 month period.

Spotlight – For supporting a unique activity or event, not evidence-based.


Grant Application (PDF)

Grant Application Instructions

Grant Evaluation Format

Grant Evaluation Format Instructions


Did you know that:

> As of December 2018, the Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan has distributed numerous individual grants, team grants, and Agency/Organization grants and Spotlight Award; a value of over $38,000.




After two successful JumpStart Financial Incentive Awards (fall 2016 & spring 2017) and a JumpStart Outreach grant (2017) the U.P. Children’s Museum  was awarded the first Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan Legacy grant for fall 2017 through the end of 2018.  LLF Michigan anticipates awarding more Legacy Grants in future years.