Youth Literacy and Back-to-School Grants

Posted by on April 27, 2009

Dollar General Accepting Applications for Youth Literacy and Back-to-School Grants
Deadline: May 22, 2009

Dollar General annually offers support for youth literacy and school programs in areas served by Dollar General stores.

The Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help with the implementation or expansion of literacy programs for students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. Grants range in amounts up to a maximum of $3,000 each.

The Dollar General Back-to-School Grants provide funding to assist schools in meeting some of the financial challenges they face in implementing new programs or purchasing new equipment, materials, or software for their school library or media center. Grants range in amounts up to a maximum of $5,000 each.

Applicants must be located in Dollar General’s 35-state operating territory and must be within twenty miles of the nearest Dollar General Store. (A store locator is available at the Dollar General Web site.)

Visit the Dollar General Web site for program information and application.

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