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Funding Ideas (old and new): Library Grants for Disaster Areas Or High Displaced/Evacuee Students - Dollar General

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Library Grants for Disaster Areas Or High Displaced/Evacuee Students - Dollar General

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Dollar General, in collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA), the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National Education Association (NEA), is sponsoring a school library disaster relief fund for public school libraries in the states served by Dollar General. The fund will provide grants to public schools whose school library program has been affected by a disaster. Grants are to replace or supplement books, media and/or library equipment in the school library setting. Maximum award: up to $15,000 to replace or supplement books, media and/or library equipment. Eligibility: public school libraries Pre K-12 located within 20 miles of a Dollar General store, distribution center or corporate office that have lost their building or incurred substantial damage or hardship due to a natural disaster (tornado, earthquake, hurricane, flood, avalanche, mudslide), fire or an act recognized by the federal government as terrorism; or have absorbed a significant number (more than 10% enrollment) of displaced/evacuee students.
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Created at 7/19/2013 10:56 AM by Cindy Heislen
Last modified at 7/19/2013 10:56 AM by Cindy Heislen