Even Start Family Literacy Program - Continuation

Division: Educational Standards and Programs
Office: Language Arts Literacy Education

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Purpose: The Even Start Family Literacy program supports family-centered educational and parenting activities that engage parents and children in a cooperative effort. This effort is designed to empower parents to become full partners in the educational and social development of their children, thus assisting children to reach their full potential as learners. The focus of the Even Start Family Literacy Program is to improve the life chances for New Jersey families by providing instruction, empowering parents, providing adult education instruction, providing parenting education, and developing community partnerships to form a network of providers. The Even Start Family Literacy program is a continuation grant limited to the currently-funded agencies who were awarded in grants under the originating 2009 NGO. Based on the availability of state and federal resources, this continuation year of the grant program will begin October 1, 2010 and end September 30, 2011.

Eligible Agencies: Limited to those currently funded agencies operating under their original partnerships.

Approximate Number of Awards: 5 Grant Program Type: Continuation
Total Amt. Available: $826,000 Application Due Date: 7/15/2010