Dollar General, in collaboration with the American Library Association
(ALA), the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National
Education Association (NEA), sponsors a school library disaster relief fund for
public school libraries in the states served by Dollar General. The fund
provides $10,000-$20,000 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.