Community Impact Fund Spotlight 5: The Bookshelf Project Inc.

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Community Impact Fund Spotlight 5: The Bookshelf Project Inc.

About The Bookshelf Project Inc.
The Bookshelf Project’s mission is to cultivate an early love for books, reading, and life-long learning from birth through age 8 by creating in-home libraries for children and improving access to culturally responsive books to support literacy attainment.

With the help of Community Impact Funds, the Bookshelf Project aims to close the reading achievement gap and ensure that all children, especially, Black and Brown children are prepared to succeed in school and everyday life. Learn more about their work here.

About Martha’s Table Community Impact Fund: 
The Martha’s Table Community Impact Fund is a grant program that strengthens and amplifies the work of Ward 8 nonprofit organizations. This direct investment helps build capacity for organizations historically excluded from institutional philanthropy and whose leadership and staff reflect the demographic, composition, and lived experiences of the communities they serve. For the 2023-2024 grant cycle, grants of up to $15,000 in unrestricted funds was awarded to 14 organizations that were were selected by a committee of 38 Ward 8 residents. Read more about the Community Impact Fund here.


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Karen Bates | Reply

This initiative sounds great. I’m out of town at the moment but will definitely check in w/you all as soon as I’m back in DC to learn more.

    Mei Power | Reply

    Thank you we look forward to it!

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