Adult and Family Literacy Grants Programs

Posted by on February 9, 2009

Dollar General Accepting Applications for Adult and Family Literacy Grants Programs
Deadline: March 4, 2009

Dollar General ( is accepting grant applications for its Adult Literacy Grants program and its Family Literacy Grants program.

The Dollar General Adult Literacy Grants program awards funding to nonprofits that provide direct service to adults in need of literacy assistance. Applicant organizations must provide assistance in adult basic education, general education diploma preparation, and/or English for speakers of other languages.

The Dollar General Family Literacy Grants provide funding to family literacy service providers. Family literacy programs applying for funding must have the following four components: adult education instruction (adult basic education, GED preparation, English for speakers of other languages); children’s education; parent  and child together time; and parenting classes that teach parents to be the primary teacher for their child.

Applicants to both programs must either be a 501(c)(3) organization, a K-12 private or public school, a college or university, or a public library. Applicant organizations must reside in and provide direct service within Dollar General’s 35-state market area and be located within twenty miles of a Dollar General store.

Visit the Dollar General Web site for program guidelines, grant zone map, and store locator.

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