Adult English Literacy Access Grants

The objectives of Literacy Access Grants are to:

  1. Access and leverage ongoing/new partnerships and resources;
  2. Create access to English classes for underserved populations; and
  3. Develop access points to link individuals to the larger ESOL system that exists in the County.

Limited to a maximum of $15,000, grant funds may be used to support class/program activities such as books and supplies, including instructor pay, direct coordination time. 

Literacy Access Grants are designed to support:

  • Classes that are drop-in (i.e. adult learners can join at any time during a session/semester) and/or
  • Start-Up programs that may not have assessment or other TESOL standard components in place. For example, a PTA or church providing a conversation club or an organization starting with a single ESOL class in one location.
  • Classes that are not situated in a larger English program (for example, an organization with a single ESOL class in one location) 

Documents/Links:

ACCESS Grant Guidelines
ACCESS Grant Application Template
ACCESS Grant Data and Budget Workbook

Donate to MCAELFinda an ESOL Class with MCAELMCAEL Meetings and Workshops for Providers and InstructorsJoin the MCAEL Mailing ListMCAEL Calendar of EventsFind a Job or Volunteer with MCAEL

divider