Global Book Alliance

Status 
Active
Region 
Global
Description 
The Global Book Fund proposes that innovative approaches could address issues that have produced an acute shortage of reading materials. The objectives of the Global Book Fund are: (a) improving the quality, relevance, and appropriateness of early grade reading material; (b) increasing the affordability of high-quality early grade reading material; (c) increasing the availability and accessibility of high-quality reading material; (d) sustaining a virtuous cycle of supply and demand for early grade reading material on a global scale; and (e) ensuring that the right books are made available at the right time to all children so that they can learn to read in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.
Implementing Partner 
World Bank; University Research Corporation
Total Lifetime Investment 
$ 12,287,000.00
USG Investment 
$ 11,700,000.00
Non-USG Investment 
$ 587,000.00
Activity Sector 
Start Year 
2015
End Year 
2020