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The role of corporate giving in adult literacy

Publisher: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: March 2006

Distributor: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)

Source Address: 1221 Avenue of the Americas - 46th Floor

Source City/State/Zip: New York NY 10020

Phone: 212-512-2362

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Business

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 76 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Students; Adult Literacy; Corporate Support; Educational Attainment; Grants; Financial Support

This report identifies corporate philanthropy as a major contributor to "sustaining and improving America's system of adult literacy service, improving the literacy of large numbers of adult Americans." According to the authors, the most "distinctive [and, in some cases, the only substantial] contributions are [corporate-based and are] for innovations in service, program improvement, and institution building." (See also The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy website at to directly access this document and other reports/publications.)

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