Past Grant Recipients

2019-2020
School: NA
Title: Project HELP Program
Benefitting: 0
District: Other students
Grade(s): 0


2019-2020
School: Ranch View Elem NCUSD 203
Title: Strategies and Structures for Teaching Reading
Benefitting: 500+
District: 203 students
Grade(s): k-5


2019-2020
School: Naperville Dist 203
Title: Jr. Hope Squad Text Sets
Benefitting: 260+
District: 203 students
Grade(s): 4th & 5th graders


2019-2020
School: Mill Street Elementary School
Title: READ TO SUCCEED: Books on wheels
Benefitting: 300
District: 203 students
Grade(s): K-2


2019-2020
School: Peterson Elementary
Title: Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors: Understanding and Appreciating the Cultures Around Us through Multicultural Texts
Benefitting: 672
District: 204 students
Grade(s): K-5


2019-2020
School: Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
Title: Project Discovery Curriculum
Benefitting: 20
District: Other students
Grade(s): 18-26 is the age of the students


2019-2020
School: Steeple Run Elementary School
Title: A Class Act - Fifth Grade Writers Collaborating with a Nonfiction Author
Benefitting: 120
District: 203 students
Grade(s): 5th


2019-2020
School: Peter M. Gombert Elementary
Title: Game Changer: Book Access for All Kids
Benefitting: 50
District: 204 students
Grade(s): 3-5


2018-2019
School: Scott School
Title: Stopping Summer Slide
Benefitting: 20
District: 203 students
Grade(s): 1st and 2nd


2018-2019
School: Kennedy Junior High
Title: Disrupting single story narratives with #ownvoices picture books
Benefitting: 300
District: 203 students
Grade(s): 7


2018-2019
School: Ellsworth School
Title: From Striving to Thriving
Benefitting: 30
District: 203 students
Grade(s): K-2


2018-2019
School: Gombert Elementary
Title: From Striving to Thriving Readers
Benefitting: 50
District: 204 students
Grade(s): Intermediate (3-5)


2018-2019
School: Naperville Dist 203
Title: 203 Writing Summer Institute
Benefitting: 2,000
District: 203 students
Grade(s): K-5


2018-2019
School: NA
Title: Project HELP
Benefitting: NA
District: NA students
Grade(s): NA


2018-2019
School: Metea Valley / Waubonsie Valley / Neuqua Valley
Title: Novels for Summer Bridge
Benefitting: 180
District: Other students
Grade(s): 9


2017-2018
School: Owen Elementary
Title: Literacy for All Abilities
Benefitting: 12
District: 204 students
Grade(s): k-5


2017-2018
School: Metea Valley / Waubonsie Valley / Neuqua Valley
Title: Novels for Summer Bridge
Benefitting: 150
District: 204 students
Grade(s): 9


2017-2018
School: Scott Elementary School
Title: Characters and Curricular Connections for All Cultures
Benefitting: 434
District: 203 students
Grade(s): K-5


2017-2018
School: May Watts Elementary School
Title: English Language Arts Skills Decodable Readers
Benefitting: 125
District: 204 students
Grade(s): First Grade


2017-2018
School: na
Title: Project HELP Breakfast Event
Benefitting: 350
District: Other students
Grade(s): 0


2016-2017
School: NA
Title: Thirty Million Words – Closing the Achievement Gap
Benefitting: 300
District: Other students
Grade(s): birth to pre-school


2016-2017
School: All Saints Catholic Academy
Title: Everyone Reads! - Propelling Students' Reading Skills Forward
Benefitting: 470
District: Private students
Grade(s): K-8


2016-2017
School: Connections Transition Program
Title: Reading and Writing into Adulthood
Benefitting: 50
District: 203 students
Grade(s): Transition Age (18-22)


2016-2017
School: Metea Valley High School and Waubonsie Valley High School
Title: Summer Bridge Program 2017
Benefitting: 100
District: 204 students
Grade(s): Incoming 9th graders


2016-2017
School: Brookdale Elementary School
Title: Music and Literacy
Benefitting: 580
District: 204 students
Grade(s): K-5


2016-2017
School: Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
Title: Autism Apps and iPads for Literacy
Benefitting: 18
District: Private students
Grade(s): 5th grade through post-secondary (10-22 years old)


2016-2017
School: Kennedy Junior High
Title: Realistically Reaching and Retaining Readers
Benefitting: 1000
District: 203 students
Grade(s): 8


2016-2017
School: NA
Title: Jeanine Nicarico Children's Advocacy Center
Benefitting: 250
District: Other students
Grade(s): VARIES