[Libs-Or] American Dream Literacy Initiative Grant Opportunity

WEIBLE Arlene * SLO Arlene.WEIBLE at slo.oregon.gov
Wed Nov 4 07:49:13 PST 2020

[The American Dream Literacy Initiative]The American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation invite public libraries to apply for grants to expand services for adult English language learners or adults in need of basic education and workforce development.

Up to 16 grants of $5,000 each will be awarded. Public libraries are eligible if they serve adult English language learners and are located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office. Visit the Dollar General Store Locator.<https://www.dollargeneral.com/store-locator.html/>
Read the project guidelines and apply online<http://www.ala.org/tools/programming/americandream/guidelines> by Friday, January 29, 2021.

ALA will host a free webinar at 12 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Nov. 10, for people interested in learning more about the American Dream grants. Register for the webinar here<https://programminglibrarian.org/learn/american-dream-literacy-initiative-how-apply>. (Note that the webinar will be recorded and available for free viewing on ALA's Programming Librarian website.)

For more information: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/literacy/americandream

Arlene Weible, MLS
Electronic Services Consultant
Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator
arlene.weible at slo.oregon.gov<mailto:arlene.weible at state.or.us> | 503-378-5020 | http://www.oregon.gov/library/libraries
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