Monday, November 5, 2012

Grants for School Libraries Affected by Disaster

Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund

Deadline: Rolling

Source: Dollar General, American Library Association (ALA), the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), and the National Education Association (NEA)
Dollar General, in collaboration with ALA, AASL and NEA, is sponsoring a school library disaster relief fund for public school libraries in states served by Dollar General. The fund will provide $10,000-20,000 grants to public schools whose school library program has been affected by a disaster. In addition, 2 catastrophic grants of $50,000 each will be awarded annually. Grants are to replace or supplement books, media, and library equipment in the school library setting.