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Schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations who help students that are below grade level or having trouble reading are eligible to apply. Applicant organizations must be located 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, instructional materials, software or books to support literacy initiatives
  • Professional development to support literacy

CLICK HERE to apply for a 2024 Youth Literacy grant.

Deadline to apply: April 25, 2024 (by 10 pm CST)

Grant announcement: August 22, 2024

Maximum grant amount: $4,000