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The Grow Lit Project, Inc., is a non-profit organization that is dedicated and committed to enhancing early learning literacy among youth in underserved and under-resourced communities. Our mission is to provide educational resources and support to empower children in these communities to develop strong reading and comprehension skills from an early age.

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Our Mission 

At The Grow Lit Project, we firmly believe that literacy is the foundation for success in life. By focusing on early learning, we aim to equip children with the necessary tools to thrive academically and beyond. We understand the challenges faced by youth in underserved communities, where access to quality educational resources may be limited. Therefore, our organization strives to bridge this gap by providing innovative programs and initiatives that foster a love for reading and learning.


Through strategic partnerships with schools, community centers, and local organizations, we are able to reach a wide range of children in need. Our dedicated team of educators and volunteers work tirelessly to create engaging and interactive literacy programs that cater to the unique needs of each community. By tailoring our initiatives to the specific challenges faced by these underserved areas, we can make a lasting impact on the lives of the children we serve.


Join our board of directors!

Are you passionate about literacy and committed to making a difference in the lives of children?


 The Grow Lit Project, Inc. is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Board of Directors! We believe that diversity is essential to our success. We are seeking individuals from diverse backgrounds who share our vision of creating a brighter future through literacy and education. Whether you have experience in education, nonprofit management, fundraising, marketing, or other relevant fields, we welcome your unique perspective and talents. ​As a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy, we firmly believe in the power of education to transform lives. By serving on our board, you'll have the opportunity to contribute your expertise and passion to our mission of providing children with the essential tools they need to succeed academically and beyond. Joining our board is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in your community and beyond. Together, we can empower the next generation and ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive. Apply now to join our  board and help us build a better tomorrow for all!  Together, we can make a difference through the power of literacy.

Leroy Kelson IV | Grow Lit Founder standing -- Sandy Collier | Hey, Sandy! PR & Communications standing in the back -- Omari Hardwick | Award winning actor sitting - Steven Graves | News Anchor/Reporter sitting



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Join us in our mission to cultivate a love for reading and learning among underserved youth. Together, we can create a world where every child has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.

The most successful way to improve the reading achievement of low-income children is to increase their access to print.

The statistic provided is based on a study done by Neuman and Celano, 2012

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