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Empowering children and their parents to succeed

Through our family literacy programs, young children are prepared to start school ready, and parents are given a second chance to improve their literacy skills.

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DONATE TODAY

Your donation to the Barbara Bush Foundation helps fund talented teachers for our very youngest students (age birth through age 3), build home libraries for thousands of children in need, and train teen volunteers to become reading mentors.

FOUNDERS AWARD

ConocoPhillips is the first recipient of the Barbara Bush Foundation’s Founders Award in recognition of the company’s generosity and continued support of literacy for all.

LITERACY FOR ALL

Learn about our efforts to pass literacy from parents, to children, to families—to the world.

AfterSchool Literacy

Learn about Extending and Enhancing Literacy Learning in Afterschool Programs in our new report, a practice guide from the Barbara Bush Foundation supported by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. It was created to help afterschool providers nationwide incorporate literacy skill development into their programs.

LITERACY CONNECTS

We’ve just taken the next step in our journey to revolutionize adult literacy learning.

Annual Report

Committed to accountability, efficiency, and transparency, we pledge to be good stewards of the funds entrusted to us by our generous donors.

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In tackling America’s Biggest Challenge.

Make A Donation

Your donation directly benefits literacy programs across the nation because 100% of the Foundation’s fundraising expenses are paid from other sources.

Join us at an Event

Celebrate reading with Bush family members, best-selling authors, and other special guests.

Match Your Gift

Take advantage of your employer’s matching gift program and double the impact of your support.

Planned Giving

The gift of reading lasts forever. Leave a lasting legacy that will help advance a more literate America and build a stronger nation.

Get in Touch

You may also contact us by phone at 850.562.5300 or by mail at:
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
516 North Adams Street • Tallahassee, Florida 32301