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Youth Literacy Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools,
and IHEs for Student Literacy Programs

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Deadline Date:

05/20/21 10:00 PM CST

Description:

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Grants of up to $4,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public libraries, K-12 public and private schools, and institutes of higher education in multiple states for programs that focus on student literacy. Funding is intended for organizations that provide literacy programs that target students who are: below grade level readers, readers with learning disabilities, English Language Learners, or students with Individualized Education Plans (IEP). Eligible organizations must provide direct literary services and reside within a state in which Dollar General operates and must be within 15 miles of a Dollar General store.

Grant funding is provided to assist in the following areas:

  • Implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs
  • Purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives
  • Purchasing books, materials or software for literacy programs

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180349

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum grant amount: $4,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, your organization must be a nonprofit organization as determined by the IRS, a public library, school or college providing direct literacy services within a state that Dollar General Corporation operates in and is within 15 miles of a Dollar General store.

Schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations that help students that are below grade level or having trouble reading are eligible to apply.

There is a “Two Year Rule” that applies to organizations receiving grants for two years in a row. They would not be eligible for the third year.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline to apply: May 20, 2021 (by 10 pm CST)

Grant announcement: September 6, 2021

One Youth Literacy grant application may be submitted per organization.

FAQs: https://dg-literacy.bohanwork.com/faqs/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Take the eligibility quiz to access the online application: https://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/quiz.display_question?x_gm_id=3107&x_quiz_id=2603&x_order_by=1

Contact: 615-855-5201

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USA: Alabama;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Vermont;   Virginia;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin

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