Grants going to local programs to boost literacy

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Published: Sep. 8, 2022 at 1:02 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - South Carolina and Georgia nonprofits, libraries and schools – including three in the CSRA – are getting grants to help narrow the gap between learners and programs.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the funds as part of a larger $3 million grant program across the country to help provide books and technology to youth education programs.

Local recipients include:

  • Senior Citizens Council of Greater Augusta, $3,000
  • Hillview Baptist Church-Hillview Christian Academy in Graniteville, $3,000
  • Denmark-Olar Elementary School, $3,000

Applications for the 2023 Dollar General Literacy Foundation grants open in January 2023.