Grants and Corporate Partnerships

Curiosity Creates 

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has announced the 79 recipients of  Curiosity Creates Grants. Each library will receive up to $7,500 to support exciting creativity programming to promote exploration and discovery for children ages 6 to 14. This grant has been made possible through a generous donation of $800,000 to ALSC by Disney.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.