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ACR GCD innovator Benetech advances as finalist for $10 million award to scale accessible reading platform

ACR GCD funding of Bookshare India project helps position edtech company for Macquarie Group award California-based inclusive edtech company Benetech is one of 12 finalists for a $10 million award that aims to address unmet social needs around the world. The prize, launched by the Australia-based banking and advisory firm Macquarie Group as part of its 50th anniversary, will award a total of $50 million to five of 12 organizations selected as finalists.

All Children Reading and Pearson’s Project Literacy Announce Prize Competition to Increase Global Supply of Accessible Books

WASHINGTON, DC (October 2, 2017) – All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development and Pearson’s Project Literacy today announced an upcoming global prize competition that seeks to increase the global supply of high-quality reading materials accessible for children with print disabilities, including those who are blind or have low vision.