Reading Is Fundamental

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Who We Are

RIF is committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading among all children, providing quality content and resources to make an impact, and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the fundamentals for success.

What We Do

RIF is the leading champion for children’s literacy, empowering millions of children to read, learn and grow. RIF creates innovative literacy solutions to ensure all children have the opportunity to read and succeed. Through partnerships with book publishers and distributors, we maximize the impact of every dollar and donation, helping children achieve their full potential through the life-changing power of literacy. 

How We Create Impact

RIF brings the joy of reading and learning to children in need of support across the country. With the help of thousands of RIF volunteers and local established chapters throughout the country in schools, Head Start programs, community centers, health clinics, migrant camps, and homeless shelters, we provide books and supporting literacy resources to reach children wherever they are in need.