The Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and libraries that offer literacy programs in communities served by Dollar General in 44 states.
The Foundation provides support through the following grant programs: Adult Literacy Grants support nonprofit organizations that provide direct services to adults in need of literacy assistance. Family Literacy Grants support family literacy service providers that combine parent and youth literacy instruction. Summer Reading Grants help nonprofit organizations and libraries with the implementation or expansion of summer reading programs for students who are new readers, below grade level readers, or readers with learning disabilities. Beyond Words: Dollar General School Library Relief Program supports public school libraries recovering from major disasters by providing grants for books, media, and equipment. Youth Literacy Grants support schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations that work to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading.
Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and libraries offering literacy programs in communities served by Dollar General.
Award: Awards vary (based on the grant for which you choose to apply).
Deadline: February 21, 2019 and May 16, 2019
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