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Feb 02, 2017, 07:09 ET Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, calls for proposals for...


Oct 07, 2016, 10:30 ET 29th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, celebrates the 29th year...


Feb 04, 2016, 09:47 ET 2016 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

 The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern...


Sep 15, 2015, 09:37 ET 28th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals--Mini-Grants to Honor Ezra's 100th Birthday by Accepting Only Keats-Themed Submissions

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, celebrates the 28th year...


Feb 17, 2015, 09:54 ET 27th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals--Common Core and Special Project Submissions Welcome

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, celebrates the 27th year...


Feb 11, 2015, 13:22 ET 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi...


May 28, 2014, 09:35 ET 26th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program Awards Teachers and Librarians at Public Schools and Libraries Across 27 States

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, has awarded Minigrants to...


May 06, 2014, 10:13 ET Winners of 28th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Announced By Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education

 The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, announced today the winners of the 28th annual...


Feb 19, 2014, 09:40 ET 2014 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation in partnership with the de Grummond Children's...


Jan 15, 2014, 09:35 ET 26th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Minigrants Call for Proposals--Applying Is Fast and Easy

More Than $800,000 Given Directly to Educators at Public Schools and Libraries Across the United States Past...


May 29, 2013, 09:35 ET Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program Awards Teachers and Librarians at Public Schools and Libraries Across 29 States

 This is the 25th year that the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation has awarded Minigrants to teachers and librarians at public schools and libraries...


May 07, 2013, 09:35 ET City-wide Student Winners of 27th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Announced By Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education

 The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, announced today the winners of the 27th annual...


Mar 04, 2013, 10:25 ET 2013 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Book Awards Winners Announced

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi to Present Awards at Fay B....


Feb 12, 2013, 10:12 ET Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Pays Tribute To Black History Month With Select List of Recommended Picture Books That Celebrate African-Americans

 In honor of Black History Month (February), the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation has selected a list of illustrated books that highlight the...


Jan 15, 2013, 11:00 ET 25th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Minigrants Call for Proposals

More Than Three-quarters of a Million Dollars Given Directly to Educators at Public Schools and Libraries across the United States Online...


Nov 20, 2012, 11:47 ET The Power of Children's Literature Highlighted at Event to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Ezra Jack Keats' The Snowy Day

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Society of Illustrators and de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi...


May 30, 2012, 09:40 ET 24th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program Awards Teachers and Librarians at Public Schools and Libraries Across 26 States

Minigrants Put Funding Directly into Hands of Educators Whose Programs Reach Beyond the Basic Curriculum To Inspire NEW YORK, May 30, 2012...


Apr 26, 2012, 11:26 ET City-wide Student Winners of 26th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Announced By Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education

More than 120 Winning Books on Exhibit May 2-31 at Brooklyn Public Library "Snowy Day in May" Family Festival May 12th at Library...


Mar 06, 2012, 09:31 ET 26th Annual Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Book Awards Winners Announced

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi to Present Awards at Fay...


May 20, 2011, 09:37 ET 25th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Student Winners Announced

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education Partner on Program for Grades 3-12; Brooklyn Students Receive Top Honors The...