Grants and Corporate Partnerships

Curiosity Creates - Apply Now!

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is excited to announce the availability of a new grant to help fund creativity programming in public libraries. Your library could be one of 77 lucky recipients of a $7,500 grant to encourage creativity for children ages 6-14. Visit the Curiosity Creates webpage for more information.


Dollar General Literacy Foundation 

Dollar General Literacy Foundation


ALSC is proud to partner with the Dollar General Literacy Foundation in support of youth literacy and El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day).  Find out more about how the Dollar General Literacy Foundation is helping to support the Día Celebration.

In September 2012, ALA announced that Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded a Youth Literacy grant in the amount of $226,876 to ALSC and YALSA. The divisions will use this latest grant to support three important initiatives, El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), Teen Read Week™, and summer reading for teens. Please see the press release for more information.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $74 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 4.4 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy, a general education diploma or English proficiency. To learn more about Dollar General, visit

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

ALSC works with corporations and foundations who understand the importance of library service to children and who assist ALSC in providing our membership with resources, tools, and funds to enhance their resources and outreach.  If you are a corporation or foundation who is interested in working with ALSC please visit the Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities web page to find out more about our initiatives, our corporate sponsorship guidelines, and to find our sponsorship proposal form.