The Afterschool Alliance and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are pleased to announce the return of the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award. This time, the focus of the award is on afterschool programs that have demonstrated excellence in providing year-round literacy support to help improve their students’ reading, writing and critical thinking skills. Eligible afterschool programs have the chance to win $10,000 and be recognized in a joint Dollar General Literacy Foundation and Afterschool Alliance issue brief.
This year, the focus of the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award is on afterschool programs that are providing year-round literacy support through a combination of afterschool and summer programming, and that have demonstrated success improving the literacy skills—including reading, writing and comprehension—of program participants.
Only nominations submitted through the online form will be considered for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award. The online nomination form can be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DGALA2015.
Deadline is August 27, 2015.