Grants for Bookmobiles Serving Economically or Socially At-Risk Children

Lois Lenski, children’s book author and 1946 Newbery medalist for Strawberry Girl, had a lifelong belief that all children should have access to good books. In support of that belief, the Lois Lenski Covey Foundation awards grants to organizations operating a lending bookmobile that travels into neighborhoods populated by underserved youth.

Programming Encouraging Civic Engagement Through Media Literacy

At the start of 2024, PBS KIDS began rolling out a slate of civics-themed content across a range of both new and existing series, encouraging children to get involved in their communities and learn more about what is happening around them.

Digital Engineering Design Game for Early STEM Learners

From the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Tami’s Tower: Let’s Think About Engineering is a free educational engineering design game that helps children design solutions to a problem using basic engineering design principles. The game is aligned to educational science standards for K–12 and is designed for emergent readers.