Impact & Reports

The research is clear: When families are involved, children’s academic achievement improves

Our mission is to support families and inspire the development of literacy skills and a lifelong love for reading to help children attain brighter futures in which they can thrive and contribute in school, the workforce and society.

39 Independent Studies Demonstrate Our Impact

Overview of Our Impact

Impact Report

Raising a Reader supports families to build, practice and grow reading routines at home

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary in 2024, we reflect on a quarter-century of impactful work and look forward to building on this legacy. This milestone year is not only a celebration of our past achievements but also a springboard for future initiatives to expand our reach and deepen our impact across the nation.

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Annual Reports

Raising a Reader believes in and practices transparency and ethical accounting and donor stewardship

We invite you to read through our annual reports and financial statements to get a full understanding of the reach and results that your support helps make possible.

Raising a Reader is a registered 501©(3) non-profit organization. Tax ID 94-3390149. Our fiscal year runs January through December, and we post our audited financials and annual report as early as possible each year.

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