Has all this snow and cold caused problems for your school library?


Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund, administered by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), supports public school libraries in the communities served by Dollar General.

The Fund provides grants of $10,000 to $20,000 to pre-K-12 public schools whose school library programs have been affected by a natural disaster, fire, or an act of terrorism. Schools that have absorbed a significant number of displaced/evacuee students are also eligible to apply. Grants are intended to help replace or supplement books, media, or library equipment.

Eligible applicants must be located within 20 miles of a Dollar General store, distribution center, or corporate office.

Online grant applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are reviewed monthly.