Children's Book Guild DC-Metro Youth Literacy Grants

Every year the Children's Book Guild provides $500 grants to schools in the DC area. Schools receive funds to acquire books for their libraries, media centers, or classrooms. Schools make their selections and purchases through First Book Marketplace.

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Below you will find a list of schools or organizations that have been recipients of the Youth Literacy Grants:

2019-2020: C. W. Harris Elementary School, Excel Academy, Payne Elementary School, West Education Campus
 

2018-2019: TraRon Center, Fox Chapel Elementary School, Garrison Elementary School
 

2017-2018: Dunbar High School, Anacostia High School, Brookland Middle School, Kramer Middle School, Thomson Elementary School, Brightwood Elementary School
 

2016-2017: Patterson Elementary School, Plummer Elementary School, Cleveland Elementary School, Anne Beers Elementary School, Garfield Elementary School, Langdon Elementary School
 

2014-2015: Kimball Elementary School, Ketcham Elementary School, Whittier Elementary School

 

The Guild welcomes suggestions of schools in the DC Metro area that would benefit from this program. Please send suggestions or inquiries here.  

 

Thank you!

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