Specifications include, but are not limited to: Entities that provide literacy resources to
children from birth through five (5) years old from vulnerable families. Attributes of
vulnerability include: poverty, minority population, homelessness, and poor health. The contractor shall:
• Develop and implement a project focused on improving early childhood literacy.
• Offer a proven approach that most directly reaches the target population. For
purposes of this grant, the primary target audience is children from vulnerable
families, zero (0) through five (5) years of age.
• Demonstrate effectiveness through proven success in previous similar initiatives.
• Submit accurate monthly financial and narrative reports.