Local councils apply for and receive grants from the North Carolina Reading Association that enable members to collaborate with local organizations and address literacy needs in their communities. In 2012-2013, local councils worked with the following organizations in their communities.
Crystal Coast-Carteret County Department of Social Services
Greater Cabarrus-Carolina Mall, Concord, NC
Moore County-Family Services, Moore County-Habitat For Humanity, and Community Presbyterian Church
Onslow-Onslow County Partnership for Children
Robeson-Southeastern Regional Medical Center
Triangle-Habitat for Humanity
Twin Rivers-Little Red Bookmobile