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Imagination Library Marketing Toolkit

Imagination Library Marketing Toolkit

Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation is here to support Imagination Library affiliates in raising awareness of their local programs in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. As the supporting partner of the statewide Imagination Library, we provide co-branded marketing...

Imagination Library Fundraising Ideas

Imagination Library Fundraising Ideas

As Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation helps support Imagination Library affiliates with the 50% funding match, we also assist programs in raising funds to cover the other 50% of the cost of books and mailing that they must raise locally for the enrolled children in...

Imagination Library Assistance Funding Information & Forms

Imagination Library Assistance Funding Information & Forms

Innovation Fund for Growth Grant Governor's Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) makes available a grant to county Imagination Library (IL) programs to enhance an existing initiative or provide partial funding for a new project to engage the community around early...

How To Bring A Storybook Trail To Your Community

How To Bring A Storybook Trail To Your Community

Through our Storybook Trail program, we partner with Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, city parks and outdoor areas to create enriching outdoor reading experiences for children and families to connect literacy with a fun, physical activity. Our role is to amplify the...

Storybook Trail Marketing Toolkit

Storybook Trail Marketing Toolkit

In expanding the Storybook Trail program, we do have branding guidelines and marketing requirements to ensure proper recognition of Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and our funding partners and to ensure that trail design is consistent statewide. Our...

How To Launch A Book Bus in Your School District

How To Launch A Book Bus in Your School District

Through our Book Bus program, we partner with school systems to create mobile libraries that provide children and families with access to high-quality resources. Our role is to amplify the Book Bus program by providing partnering school systems with financial...

Book Bus Marketing Toolkit (Graphics, Accordion)

Book Bus Marketing Toolkit (Graphics, Accordion)

In expanding the Book Bus program, we do have branding guidelines and marketing requirements to ensure proper recognition of Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and our funding partners and to ensure that bus design is consistent statewide. Our Communications...

GELF Annual Reports

GELF Annual Reports

Below are links to Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation’s previous Annual Reports and Year in Review that highlight fiscal year growth. FY2019 Year in Review FY2018 Annual Report FY2017 Annual Report

Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet: Birth-5 Impacts

Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet: Birth-5 Impacts

Below is a link to our Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet. This graphic outlines the impacts of reading, literacy and books in the home on a young child’s early brain development. These statistics have been compiled and summarized from research studies and reports...