First Book has awarded funding to the most innovative proposals from eligible applicants in 33 states.* Awardees will select the books that will help them best meet the needs of the children they serve through the First Book Marketplace (https://www.fbmarketplace.com
), First Book’s award-winning eCommerce platform, which curates relevant new, high quality books and ebooks. Through the OMG Books
program, First Book aims to expand its reach and multiply its impact by infusing schools, programs, states, and communities with books to spark innovation and strengthen educators’ work with children in need and their families. First Book is no longer accepting applications.
: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. First Book is additionally offering opportunities for community, foundation, and corporate partners who wish to accelerate and amplify OMG Books in their communities. Please direct questions to OMGbooks@firstbook.org