February 21, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Capstone Offers Matching Grants for Ebooks

Schools can apply to MN-based publisher Capstone to receive a matching grant toward the purchase of its interactive ebooks. The company release follows.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Oct. 7, 2015 – Capstone, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, is offering schools an opportunity to expand their digital resources with the Capstone Interactive eBook Matching Grant program. Schools can apply through the publisher to receive a matching grant toward the purchase of Capstone Interactive eBooks.

Schools purchasing a minimum of $500 of Capstone Interactive eBooks can apply to have Capstone match the value of their paid order, dollar-for-dollar, with free interactive eBooks. The brief application asks schools to share their eBook needs and why they should be selected as a grant recipient. Grant applications are accepted online at www.capstonepub.com/library/digital/capstone-interactive-grant now through Nov. 30. Awardees will be notified throughout the application window.

“Capstone wants to help schools invest in their digital collections and our matching grant program offers them the opportunity to do so and double their purchasing power at the same time. Digital reading offers exciting possibilities for students. With more than 5,000 interactive titles featuring great Capstone content complete with audio, there’s a lot for students and educators to love about our interactive eBooks,” said Matt Keller, Capstone Chief Marketing Officer.

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