RECIPIENTS thank you
Generous donations and surplus funds make it possible for the Literary Society to support successful literacy programs within Arizona each year. The following recipients of these funds express their appreciation and highlight how they have been put to use.
Current Recipients | 2022-2023
Past Recipients | 2020-2021
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.
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.
Read Better Be Better
An afterschool reading program in elementary schools where older students assist younger students to improve their reading skills.
University of Arizona Poetry Center
Sponsorship of poetry readings in Phoenix to new audiences.