Kidsville News Literacy & Education Foundation


Mrs. Diane Wheatley

Mrs. Julie Melvin

Board of Directors

Mr. John Malzone
Mr. Stephen McDavid
Mr. Ed Melvin
Mr. Jack Stultz
 P.O. Box 53462
Fayetteville, NC 28305 Phone (910) 484-6200
Fax (910) 484-9218


Mission: To improve literacy, education and character development among America's youth by providing support for various early learning and literacy-based inititiatives nationwide. The Kidsville News Literacy & Education Foundation (KVNLEF) will approve grants to qualified projects and institutions that endeavor to instill strong reading and education skills and good solid character development traits in America's youth.

Organized: As a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation under the laws of the Sate of North Carolina and registered with the IRS, Tax EIN 45-4006409. Donations/sponsorships are tax deductible.

Grant Process Overview

Complete a Grant Request form to initiate a new grant.

Each 12-month period shall be a complete grant cycle. Any grant monies that carry over to another 12-month period shall be resubmitted as a new grant.

Grants are approved by the KVNLEF Grant Committee based on the grantee's request to use funds to improve literacy among America's youth and further the mission of the KVNLEF. Grant requests must be preapproved and documented between parties. No monies will be dispersed other than through this grant process.

Contact the Kidsville News Literacy & Education Foundation, Inc. for more information.