RECIPIENTS thank you

Generous donations and surplus funds  make it possible for the Literary Society to support successful literary programs throughout Arizona each year.  The following recipients of these funds express their appreciation and highlight how they have been put to use.

2020-2021




Past Recipients | 2019-2020


Act One

Underwriting to provide books and reading materials for students in Title 1 schools to attend a theater performance based on the book. For example, the scripts for students attending a Shakespeare play. For many students this was their first exposure to a live performing arts program.

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Make Way for Books

A nonprofit preschool reading program that provides young children (ages birth to 5) with access to books and language experiences necessary for school readiness. This program in Southern Arizona plans to expand to Phoenix.

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Read Better Be Better

An afterschool reading program in elementary schools where older students assist younger students to improve their reading skills.

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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Sponsoring a young readers program at the Gardens.

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University of Arizona Poetry Center

Sponsorship of poetry readings in Phoenix to new audiences.

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