Book Grant Application

Purpose:

Positive Change Charities will provide Book Grants on an annual basis to schools that want books written by diverse authors to expand their library selections and/or for use in class assignments.

Positive Change Charities, a 501(c)(3) organization, has provided more than 3500 books written by multicultural authors to kids in need and underfunded school libraries across the state of Illinois and nationwide.

Book Grant Application Process:

Complete and Submit the Application below.

There are two keys to Book Grant eligibility:

1) The applicant must be a teacher, school librarian,  or administrator at an elementary, middle, junior high or high school

2) The applicant can only apply once in a calendar year.

    School Information:

    * indicates required fields



    Main Contact/Administrator/Librarian:


    Library ExpansionSchool assignmentBoth



    Elementary SchoolMiddle SchoolJunior HighHigh School


    $250$500

    Please note: Positive Change Charities Book Grant recipients are provided books with a total retail value of the amount awarded.

    Important Dates:

    Application Period
    – Sept. 1, 2023 – Dec. 15, 2023

    Notification to Recipients
    – Jan 2, 2024– Jan 16 2024

    Needs Assessment Period for Awardees
    – Jan. 16, 2024 – Feb 2, 2024

    Book Distribution
    – Feb 6, 2024 – April 22, 2024

    We promote positivity, wellness, social equity, and literacy for kids and teens. We want to help provide schools and kids with diverse reading materials from authors of various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

    Positive Change Charities, a 501(c)(3) organization,  has provided more than  3500 books written by multicultural authors to kids in need and underfunded school libraries across Chicago and surrounding suburbs across the state of Illinois, as well as nationwide.