Innovators

Explore ACR GCD’s community of more than 80 innovators to learn more about their creative solutions to get all children reading.

All Innovators

results in Foundations for Literacy.
  • ILC Africa

    Introducing 400 Talking Books into 50 Early Childhood Development centers in rural Malawi to contribute to pre-literacy skills of children ages 4-6 years old.

    Competition

    Ready2Read Challenge

    Amount Awarded

    up to $300,000

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf

    Competition

    Ready2Read Challenge

    Amount Awarded

    up to $300,000

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • The Asia Foundation

    Providing children and their family members in Nepal with an evidence- and UDL-based approach that sparks curiosity and increases oral language and pre-reading skills

    Competition

    Ready2Read Challenge

    Amount Awarded

    up to $300,000

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Manos Unidas

    An interactive corpus of sign language words, a smartphone app, and a literacy outreach program for deaf children and their families

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    Up to $250,000

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Apps Factory

    An innovative smartphone game that helps Syrian children learn foundational Arabic and improves psychosocial well-being

    Competition

    EduApp4Syria Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $650,000 (innovative tender)

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Cologne Game Lab

    Antura and the Letters app builds foundational literacy skills in Arabic and improves psychosocial well-being for Syrian children who are out of school or struggling in school.

    Competition

    EduApp4Syria Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $650,000 (innovative tender)

    Winner Status

    Winner

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