for Dual Language Learners, Limited English Proficient Students (LEPs), Immigrants


* This page provides support for:
  • Educators who are looking for grants / funding to purchase multilingual resources (see sections 1 & 3 below).
  • Schools / teachers that have special funding or grants to support language learners (see section 2 below).
  • Note: for additional free resources and support, as well as detailed information on submitting purchase orders, requesting W9s and other forms, please see our schools / library support page.

1) Are you looking for grants and other funding to support immigrants and language learners?

You are not alone! The good news is that there are a number of funding sources and grants that would allow you to provide excellent support to your ELLs/ DLLs. There are both government grants and private sources of funding that you can use for bilingual books, supplementary materials, professional development, teacher training and more. The following articles will help you learn more about your options:

* Grants and Funding for Bilingual Classrooms

This article provides tips on searching and applying for funding, a list of federal and state grants, and links to many private sources of funding.

* Title III Grants: Funding for English Language Learners / LEP Students

Title III Part A is dedicated to immigrants or LEPs. Read more about how it is awarded and allowable uses of Title III funds, including classroom supplies and software to support English Language Learners.

* Head Start Funding Opportunities

Learn more about the Office of Head Start and how to find Head Start grants and funding for your organization.

For additional resources and articles, please see our "Free Resources" page.


2) Do you have a Title III grant or other funding for multilingual resources? Do you need support choosing products or meeting tight deadlines?

We work with many educators who have funding sources with specific budgetary and timing restrictions. Let us help you! If you have time constraints, please let us know.

  • If you don't want to do the leg-work of putting an order together yourself, our personal shoppers can help put together a preliminary order that will meet your restrictions.
  • You can also simplify your ordering with language book sets.
  • We work with our shipping and billing departments to ensure that your deadlines are met and your products are delivered in a timely manner.

Read what experts and customers say about using Language Lizard materials with their dual language students: Testimonials and Reviews.


3) Language Lizard Grants / Giveaways

Occasionally Language Lizard provides an opportunity to receive free bilingual books. Usually this is done via a giveaway or other similar special offer.* We notify our followers and customer about these opportunities through Language Lizard's free Culture Connection newsletter, as well as through social media. We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter or stay in touch via Facebook and Twitter so you will be notified of all such opportunities.
(*Example: $300 Bilingual Book Giveaway for Celebrate the Bilingual Child Month, October 2015.)