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National Book Foundation Seeks Exceptional Initiatives for its Innovations In Reading Prize

Interested in existing projects that incorporate innovative thinking in design, technology, social change, social entrepreneurship, or other fields for cash prizes of $2,500. Deadline, February 19, 2014

PRLog - Jan. 23, 2014 - NEW YORK -- The National Book Foundation (NBF)  www.nationalbook.org (http://www.nationalbook.org) is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Innovations in Reading Prize, which recognizes exceptional initiatives and programs designed to create and sustain a lifelong love of reading. NBF is particularly interested in innovative individuals, organizations, colleges, businesses, and government agencies that have developed interdisciplinary approaches that incorporate innovative thinking in design, technology, social activism, or other fields. Potential candidates can nominate themselves or be recommended for consideration. Winners receive $2,500 each and are featured prominently on the Foundation’s website.

Information about Innovations in Reading Prize Winners is also broadcast to the Foundation’s more than 265,000 plus followers on Twitter, as well as to its Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram communities.

Applications are available for completion online at http://www.nationalbook.org/innovations_in_reading.html. The postmark deadline for all applications is February 19, 2014. If you have any questions, please send an email to Amy Gall at agall@nationalbook.org. Winners will be announced to the public on May 7, 2014.

Past winners range from the hyperlocal to the global in scope and ambition and have demonstrated success in encouraging diverse audiences to read more widely and deeply. To view all winners of the Innovations in Reading Prize, please visit http://www.nationalbook.org/innovations_in_reading.html.

The Innovations in Reading Prize is supported by a generous grant from Levenger.

National Book Foundation

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