The Junior League of Spokane is excited to be able to further our support to the Spokane community through our Book Grant program. 

Book Grant applications should identify what, if any, underserved or underrepresented populations would be supported and/or any other challenges that would be addressed by receiving a book grant. Requests should align with the Junior League of Spokane’s current focus area of improving childhood literacy in the Spokane area.

Eligible applicants include local community-based organizations, non-profits, educational agencies, classrooms, and individuals.

The review of applications and notification of award for this grant)s) requires 2 weeks.


We expect to notify the successful applicants by May 4, 2020. 


Unsuccessful applicants will be notified within 30 days of the award date.





NOON ON APRIL 15, 2020

We are so pleased to support our 2018-2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS who work tirelessly to advance childhood literacy within the Spokane region.


Up until the 3rd grade, most children are learning to read. Beginning in the 4th grade, they are reading to learn.

In 2018-2019, the Junior League of Spokane was able to continue to put our fundraising dollars to work and granted 425 books and $2,875 to our Grant Recepients!

Embrace Washington

Volunteers of America of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho

Bemiss Elementary School | Karen Bennie

Bemiss Elementary School | Sharon Withrow

Bemiss Elementary School | Gayle Weiant

Bemiss Elementary School | Kerri York

Bemiss Elementary School | Kristy Wilkinson

Holmes Elementary School | Monica Mewhinney

Rogers High School | Whitney Bowerman

Spanish Immersion Program at Libby Center | Jennifer Morris

Willard Elementary School | Joseph Carlson

Willard Elementary School | Justina Martin

Newport Parent Co-op Preschool | Kristy Tucker

Willard Elementary School | Jodi Baerwald, Stefanie McCarrey, Beverly Chandler

Adequate literacy skills can be correlated to a person's likelihood to remain out of poverty, avoid criminal behavior, and adequately care for oneself and others.

The Junior League of Spokane welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities.

The Junior League of Spokane depends on local resources to support our work in the community. As a donor to the Junior League of Spokane, you are supporting an organization devoted to training women leaders to create lasting community change.

Junior League of Spokane

P.O. Box 4563

Spokane, Washington



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