Adult English Literacy Program Grants

For Adult English Literacy Program Grants, funding can be used to maintain, increase, and improve delivery of adult English literacy services to those who live and work in Montgomery County, including provision of approved supplementary services that enable more learners to attend ESOL classes (e.g. childcare, transportation).

Grant funding can also be used to strengthen the program management and organizational capacity of the organization to deliver English literacy services.

Applicant organizations must:

  • Offer 120 hours of instructional time a year per learner (e.g. 3 hrs/wk. for 40 weeks)
  • Have an established infrastructure (staff and standard ESL components in place, including assessment measures)
  • Be able to show a solid track record demonstrating the ability to successfully carry out the program
  • Have managed enrollment for its classes (registration dates with session start/end dates – not drop-in)


  1. PROGRAM Grant Guidelines
  2. PROGRAM Grant Application Template
  3. PROGRAM Grant Data and Budget Workbook



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