Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Minigrants
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers minigrants of $500 to Public School and Public Libraries for programs that encourage literacy and creativity in children. Programs relating to the work of Ezra Jack Keats (writer and illustrator) are welcome, but not required.
Creative programs funded in the past have included:
- Ongoing pen-pal projects bringing disparate communities together,
- Multi-cultural portrait projects,
- Art projects culminating in art shows, murals, or quilts,
- Creation and performance of puppet shows,
- Inter-generational journals.
Web link for Ezra Jack Keats application is:
Submitted by: Valerie Ayer, DeKalb County Schools