Archive | 2014

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Joins Big Ideas@Berkeley Competition

“Mobiles for Reading” Competition Launches, extends eligibility to Australian Universities WASHINGTON (September 8, 2014) – All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) and University of California, Berkeley today announced a partnership to include a “Mobiles for Reading” category within the annual Big Ideas@Berkeley competition.

ACR GCD and Beyond Access Announce Partnership

ACR GCD is pleased to announce a partnership with the Beyond Access initiative, a consortium of 11 international organizations funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The new partnership brings up to $450,000 in additional resources in support of ACR GCD grant awards that include innovative approaches for engaging public or community libraries in their project designs.

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Launches $100,000 Prize Competition for Book Writing Software

“Enabling Writers” global prize competition aims to improve reading skills through technology Waltham, MA–All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) announced Thursday the launch of “Enabling Writers,” a $100,000 prize competition to incentivize the design of technology that helps writers draft materials to improve reading skills of children in developing countries.