Grant Opportunities

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and libraries that offer literacy programs in communities served by Dollar General in 43 states. Currently the Foundation is accepting grant requests through the following programs: Adult Literacy
Grants support nonprofit organizations that provide direct services to adults in need of literacy assistance. Family Literacy Grants support family literacy service providers that combine parent and youth literacy instruction. Summer Reading Grants help nonprofit organizations and libraries with the implementation or expansion of summer reading programs for students who are below grade level readers or readers with learning disabilities. Online applications for the three programs described above must be submitted by February 25, 2016. In addition, Youth Literacy Grants support schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations that work to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. The application deadline for this program is May 19, 2016. Visit the Foundation's website to access guidelines for each grant program.
Funder: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Eligibility: Nonprofit Organizations
Amount: Awards vary depending on grant
Deadline: Varies depending on grant
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The Walgreens Corporate Contribution Program primarily supports nonprofit organizations in local Walgreens communities throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The majority of annual grants support programs that address the health needs of community residents. 


Funder: Walgreens 

Eligibility: Non-profit organizations
Amount: Unspecified
Deadline: Rolling 
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Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona (GISA) would like to engage local artists, employers, and vendors to provide project-based, positive youth development activities for youth ages 14-24 who have been involved in the juvenile justice system. Positive youth development is the name given to a philosophical approach for working with youth that facilitates youth engagement and puts youth at the center of decision-making, project implementation, and projected outcomes

Goodwill METRO members have requested additional programming to enhance their lives. Goodwill is seeking vendors who will provide a clear unit plan, strong learning objectives, and reasonable use of funds for project completion. Topics of programming should include at least one of these goal areas: 

- Artistic expression, - Teamwork, communication skills, - Self-esteem, cultural identity, - Service-learning/community engagement, - Workforce readiness, - Climate awareness/resiliency, - Socio-emotional skills, - Education/academic skills/post-secondary access, - Other, please explain. 


Funder: Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
Eligibility: local artists, employers, and vendors
Amount: Unspecified
Deadline: Rolling
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