Goal of the ZORA!™ Literacy Initiative: To give away books/written material to 5000 children and youth.
Total Request = $15,800
- Projected budget: $15,000 to purchase “Remainder books,” books which are surplus and therefore greatly reduced.
- Budgeting for $3/per book, including shipping costs [from the seller in Canada], ZORA! Festival has a track record securing thousands of books at “pennies on the dollar.” A bookplate acknowledges the donor.
- Children’s Author on “Education Day” at the Outdoor Festival of the Arts, $800