Foundation News

Jun 18, 2018

The Book Love Foundation awarded 60 classroom library grants totaling $120,000 to teachers in the United States and Canada this year.

Since 2013, the Book Love Foundation has given $365,000 in grants to teachers in 38 states and four provinces who work to create a lasting love of reading in all students. These extraordinary teachers work at local, state, and national levels to inspire their colleagues.

If you have any doubt about engaging today’s busy teenagers in reading, these teachers will convince you it is not about time, not about technology, it is about putting the best books you can into their hands and then giving them time to read them. Every one of these teachers is on the path to creating a future generation of readers. The Book Love Foundation Board of Directors reviewed hundreds of applications in order to select this year’s grant winners.

Jun 5, 2017

The Book Love Foundation awarded its 55th classroom library this year.

Since 2013 the Book Love Foundation has given $223,000 in grants to classroom teachers. This year, twenty middle and high school English Language Arts teachers from the United States and Canada were awarded 500-book classroom libraries due to their extraordinary dedication to create a lasting love of reading for all students. These teachers work at local, state, and national levels to inspire their colleagues.

Jun 5, 2016
The Book Love Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 35th classroom library this year. Since 2013 the Book Love Foundation has given $145,000 in grants for books to classroom teachers. Ten libraries were awarded to middle and high school English Language Arts teachers from the United States and Canada in 2016.
Dec 28, 2015
The Book Love Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 25th classroom library this year. Since 2013 the Book Love Foundation has given $100,000 in grants for books to classroom teachers. Twelve libraries were awarded to middle and high school English Language Arts teachers from ten different states in 2015, and, for the first time, one library was awarded to a Canadian teacher.
Mar 23, 2015
Knoxville Catholic High School in Knoxville, Tennessee, recently announced that English teacher Ben Wilkinson was awarded 500 books for his classroom library through a grant from the Book Love Foundation.
Dec 30, 2014
The Book Love Foundation is pleased to announce that ten 500-book classroom libraries were awarded this summer to high school and middle school English teachers from seven different states.