The Children’s Literacy Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire a love of reading and writing among children up to age 12 throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Since 1998, CLiF has served 250,000 low-income, at-risk, and rural children in 400 communities across every region of the Twin States.

Our impact

Our Impact

CLiF has provided free and inspiring literacy programs and brand-new books to low-income, at-risk, and rural children up to age 12 in almost 85% of the communities in New Hampshire and Vermont.

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Our Presenters

Our Presenters

CLiF is honored to partner with more than 65 accomplished children’s book authors, illustrators, poets, and storytellers who give inspiring presentations on our behalf to thousands of children across New Hampshire and Vermont.

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People of CLiF

Our Team

CLiF’s powerful combination of children’s literacy programs and book donations is the work of inspiring presenters, dedicated staff, and extraordinary board of directors and board of advisors.

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CLiF map: 2019

Our Map

This map shows the towns where CLiF has hosted its free programs for children and families over the past year.

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Our history