Illinois State Library
Illinois State Library Literacy Office
Make A Dent Foundation
How can we make literacy more achievable?
Illinois Library Association
American Library Association
Public Library Association
National Literacy Institute publication " A Child Becomes a Reader"
Thrift Books
How can organizations like the ILF make our funds go farther?

Statutory Purpose
The purposes of the Foundation are to promote literacy among
the residents of the State of Illinois by supporting literacy programs
and enhancing statewide literacy awareness; to make grants and
gifts in aid and in support of the goal; and to engage generally in other lawful endeavors consistent with the foregoing purposes. (From ILCS 322/40)

The mission of the Illinois Literacy Foundation is to promote literacy awareness and support literacy programs throughout the State of
Illinois by partnering with corporate and private sectors.

Vision Statement
All Illinois pre-school children will benefit from early childhood literacy programs and be ready to learn to read in kindergarten.