We would love to help you learn to speak, read, and write English. If you have trouble completing the application, please feel free to email us.


Estaremos encantados de ayudarte a hablar, leer y escribir en inglés. Si tienes problemas completando la aplicación, por favor escríbenos.

In a heartwarming development that underscores the power of collaboration and community support, the Manatee Literacy Council has recently secured a significant grant from the Florida Writers Foundation. This generous grant will play a pivotal role in furthering the council’s mission of promoting literacy and providing essential English language training for adult learners in Manatee County. 

The recent grant from the Florida Writers Foundation is a testament to the shared commitment to education and empowerment. This collaboration exemplifies how different entities within a community can come together to support a common cause, thereby amplifying their collective impact. The grant will specifically be directed towards enhancing tutor training for adult English language learners, an area of crucial importance for the council’s ongoing efforts. 

Tutoring lies at the core of the Manatee Literacy Council’s mission. Well-trained tutors serve as the bridge between learners and their language goals. With the support of the Florida Writers Foundation’s grant, the council will be able to elevate its tutor training programs to new heights. This investment in training will ensure that tutors possess the latest tools, techniques, and insights to facilitate effective learning experiences for their students.

The impact of this grant reaches beyond mere language proficiency. By offering adult learners the chance to enhance their English skills, the Manatee Literacy Council is enabling them to become more self-sufficient, confident, and engaged members of society. Improved language abilities open doors to better employment prospects, higher education opportunities, and deeper integration within the community.

In a world where the written word holds immense power, the collaboration between the Manatee Literacy Council and the Florida Writers Foundation showcases the boundless potential of communities coming together to create a brighter, more literate future. With every person whose life is transformed through education, the impact of this partnership will be felt for generations to come.

For more information about the Florida Writers Foundation and their mission to promote literacy, please visit their website https://floridawritersfoundation.net/.

For more information about the Manatee Literacy Council and their mission to empower Manatee Country resideents to independence through literacy, please visit www.manatee-literacy.org or call (941) 746-8197.