Tom & Becky Dean, Independent Usborne Books & More Directors
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50% Matching Grants

Usborne Books & More with Becky & Tom Dean, Independent Directors

50% Matching Grants – Literacy for a Lifetime

Literacy for a Lifetime is a 50% matching grant program available through Usborne Books & More – a division of Educational Development Corporation (EDC). EDC is proud to have developed the Literacy for a Lifetime 50% matching grant program to support educational funding on the local level. Businesses and foundations can also partner with Educational Development Corporation to help support organizations working to increase literacy among our youth.

50% MATCHING GRANTS FOR BOOKS

How it Works

Through this generous program, grant or donation monies are used to purchase your choice of Usborne books and Kane Miller titles – and then are matched with 50% in add’l Usborne books & Kane Miller titles of your choice for FREE!

• 2,000+ products to choose from
• $500 order minimum to qualify
• Free Shipping


Example 1

When a school or organization chooses to use a $7,000 grant to purchase books from Usborne Books & More through the Literacy for a Lifetime program, Educational Development Corporation will donate an additional $3,500 in Usborne books & Kane Miller books (of the school’s choice) to the school or organization.

More Info for GRANT RECIPIENTS


Example 2

When a foundation, business or individual donates $10,000 in books from Usborne Books & More to a local shelter library (or any other type of school/organization) through the Literacy for a Lifetime program, Educational Development Corporation will donate an add’l $5,000 in Usborne books & Kane Miller titles to that school or organization.

More Info for DONORS

Changing the world, one book at a time!

LITERACY FOR A LIFETIME

How to Order

Getting Free Books Under Usborne Books & More’s 50% Matching Grant Program


First, complete the Literacy for a Lifetime Grant Info & Payment Form. This form must be included with your book order to qualify for the 50% matching grant from Usborne Books & More. Payment for the retail portion of the order can be by check, credit card or a Purchase Order.

Grant Info & Payment Form


Second, fill in the order form with the list of books you wish to order at retail and the list of books you wish to receive free with Usborne Books & More’s 50% Matching Grant. (if you have a long list of books put in 2/3 at retail and 1/3 as free for the 50% free)

Literacy for a Lifetime ORDER FORM

FAX info to: 218.742.9990
(ATTN: Literacy for a Lifetime)


Or, mail orders/payment to:
Literacy for a Lifetime
c/o: Becky Dean
8161 Peary Dr S
Eveleth, MN 55734

Our Programs for Schools & Libraries

In addition to our 50% matching grants for books, we have other options to earn free books…

TAX-EXEMPT?
USING A PO?
CASH FUNDRAISERS
50% MATCHING GRANTS
READING PROGRAMS
VIRTUAL
BOOK FAIRS

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