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Literacy and Learning go hand-in-hand!

Raising A Reader is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible. Tax-ID 94-3390149

Together, we can help children and families with the greatest need build healthy brains and the home reading habits critical for academic success!


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Overview of Our Impact


About RAR


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Give With Confidence

Raising a Reader is an organization you can trust

We have earned the highest possible rating, four stars, from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of nonprofit organizations, and the highest score for transparency from Guidestar/Candid, a Platinum Seal. These ratings demonstrate fiscal excellence and a commitment to accountability and transparency. And our evidence-backed and informed programming continues to be recognized on a national level, most recently by the Library of Congress.

  • Recognized and awarded for financial transparency
  • 100% accountability and transparency rating from Charity Navigator
  • 80% of funds directly support our programs

Other Ways to Give

By Mail or Phone

Mail checks made payable to Raising a Reader to 489 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035 or call 650-489-0550 to give by phone.

Monthly Giving

Consider giving monthly and help us plan for the future when you contribute online.

By Wire

We accept gifts by wire transfer. Inquire at

Give Stock

We welcome gifts of publicly traded stocks, mutual funds, and bonds. Inquire at

Employer Match Gifts

Double your gift when you contribute online through DoubletheDonation.


Consider giving the gift of reading in honor of a loved one when you contribute online.

Legacy Giving

Create a legacy of literacy when you name Raising a Reader in your estate plan. Inquire at

Federal Employees

Support Raising a Reader through your annual workplace charity campaign. Our Combined Federal Campaign is #49179.

Donor Advised Fund

Request a grant distribution through your DAF sponsor. Inquire at