Literacy is an essential life skill.

People are struggling to read complete job applications, communicate effectively with their child’s teacher, or understand the language of rental aggreements. The Literacy Council team is identifying ways to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people in our community. Please help be part of the solution by making a gift today.


Additional ways to give:


Mail your check payable to The Literacy Council to 2301, 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203, attn: Jennifer Fields Hall.


Make a gift of Marketable Securities electronically: DTC #0141 to The Literacy Council #4124-8107 (please let us know of stock gifts so we may notify our broker).


Include The Literacy Council in your will or estate plan. For more information about estate planning, please email the Vice President of Development and Communications, Jennifer Fields Hall at jfhall@literacy-council.org.

Individual Recognition Levels

Love reading, tutoring, or teaching someone the language? Love supporting the community?

Then you should consider joining one of The Literacy Council’s individual giving societies. The Literacy Council’s individual giving societies connect people who champion reading and teaching the English Language.

Multi-year Giving Opportunities

Scholarship Society

$5,000 – $15,000 per year, commitment for 3 years

Literacy Ambassador

$1,500 per year, commitment for 3 years

Book Worms

Consistent donors with gifts of $250 – $999 over the last 5 years

Annual Giving Opportunities

Literacy Leader

$2,500 annual commitment

The Reader’s Circle

$1,000 annual commitment