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Dollar General Summer Reading Grants


Sponsored by Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Contact:Dollar General Corporation
100 Mission Rdg.
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Description:Dollar General Literacy Foundation Summer Reading Grants provide funding to local nonprofit organizations and libraries to help with the implementation or expansion of summer reading programs. Programs must target prekindergarten through grade 12 students who are below grade level readers or readers with learning disabilities.

Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) organizations providing direct service and residing within a state in which Dollar General operates. Charter schools are not eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted online.
Eligibility:Private, Public, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Grants up to $3,000 are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due February 23, 2017.
Focus:At Risk, Library/Media, Literacy, PreK-12, Special Needs, Summer Programming, Underserved Populations
Grade Level(s):6-8, 9-12, K-2, 3-5, PreK
Content Area(s): Reading/English/Language Arts
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Information Literacy
State(s):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, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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