Target Grants for Schools

Target, the retail firm, makes school library grants through its Community Outreach Programs. Access Community Outreach information here.

The June Streaming News had an article about Target’s School Library Makeovers, which provides more extensive assistance. The company program, in partnership with The Heart of America Foundation®, refurbishes elementary school libraries, improves their equipment, including new technology, shelving, carpet and paint, and provides volunteer time. Additionally, each library media center receives 2,000 new books and each student receives seven books to begin a home library. President Ann M. Martin, on behalf of American Association of School Librarians, awarded Target the because of its Target School Library Makeovers program.