Ending Illiteracy

Information about our literacy teaching model and how we are helping to solve the literacy challenge in Canada...
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Literacy Training

Our materials and training provide educators with engaging and effective tools to produce almost immediate, measurable, tangible success...Read More


Apply for a literacy grant to assist your organization with your literacy activities...
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Our Mission

The Excellence in Literacy Foundation (ELF) assists community leaders in the development of sustainable, effective and ethical children's Canadian literacy programs. We provide free, highly effective, inclusive and empowering literacy and life skills materials, training and ongoing support to literacy organizations serving low-income Canadians, Indigenous people, new Canadians, the homeless and
individuals with learning challenges.

Sage Youth - Jeunesse Sage is a non-profit corporation and a registered charity that was established in 1992. In 2015, Sage Youth merged with our national sister charity, The Excellence in Literacy Foundation (ELF), continuing as the Sage Youth Programs under the ELF banner. More information about The ELF Sage Youth Programs can be found on this website. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.