Junior League of Bakersfield (aka J.L.B.) is looking to award fellow Kern County nonprofit organizations with funds for projects that are consistent with the J.L.B. mission and focus on improving literacy. The J.L.B. wants to give the gift of reading to children in our community. The J.L.B. is looking to support projects that will help to achieve that goal and can offer trained volunteers along with funding to make it possible. To learn more about J.L.B. grants and to apply for funding to a literacy project, please visit www.jlbakersfield.org/grants. The deadline to submit is January 31, 2021, so don’t delay!