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Reading is the Way Up®: Funding for Literacy Programs Available from City National Bank

Aug 21, 2020 at 07:15 am by katecaccavaio

Grant Opportunity: City National Bank’s Reading is the Way Up program provides funding for classroom materials and projects that will inspire creativity and build critical thinking skills in K-12 students. Teachers, school administrators, librarians, and other school community members may submit applications to purchase resources such as computer hardware/software, books, and audio-visual materials. Granted awards may also be used for school field-trips with clear classroom learning objectives articulated in the application.

Eligibility: School districts in select counties in states with City National Bank locations are eligible to submit applications. In New York State, schools in New York County (Manhattan) and Suffolk County (Long Island) are eligible for this program.

Grant Amount: up to $1,000

Important Dates: 

  • Application Deadline: Online applications are accepted from October 1-October 31, 2020.

For more information:  For a list of previous grant winners, view additional eligibility requirements, and access instructions for online applications, click here.

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