Funding for Libraries

Foundation and philanthropic support for libraries from around the Web.



Tech grant will use analog games and toys to foster digital success in local classrooms

The School Library System was awarded a $150,00 GAME Tech Grant to be implemented over the next three years. In the first year, Batavia Middle School will pilot the grant. In the following years, the...more

Facebook awards grants to local groups, schools

Facebook data center, located in Altoona Illinois, was able to award over one hundred thousand dollars to sustainable, community based programs near them as a way of giving back to their local...more

Social goals now top revitalization plans for south downtown neighborhood
Foundation: Lincoln Community Foundation

Instead of using superficial changes to rebrand a low-income area, local government in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska plan to provide social assistance to these residents. The focus on programs comes...more

YOUmedia Hartford Receives $50,000 Travelers Foundation Grants

YOUmedia Hartford, Hartford Public Library's teen digital media center, has bagged $50,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation. YOUmedia Hartford is a manufacturing center that focuses on...more

Literacy Efforts Receive Grant Boost In District 15

In the Community Consolidated School District 15, young students are getting new books in their classroom libraries, and Latino families are getting a new location for a program to help them get...more

American Library Association Awards Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries

In the Community Consolidated School District 15, young students are getting new books in their classroom libraries, and Latino families are getting a new location for a program to help them get...more

The Margaret and Martha Thomas Foundation Awards Two Grants for 2013-2014

The Margaret and Martha Thomas Foundation awarded two grants for its 2013-2014 fiscal year grant cycle. The City of Beatrice received $100,000 grants to be used for the Heritage Room to be built...more

Northwood Arts and Science Library Receives Grant

Northwood Arts and Science Academy's library wrapped up its academic year by securing its fifth grant since reopening in November 2013. The grants were used to provide students with books about...more

Scholarship Opportunity for 3 Future Teachers

The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta will administer three renewable-per-year $2,000 scholarships to graduates of Gatewood Schools or Putnam County High Schools, including members of the 2014...more

Finding Grants at Free VC/UHV Library Workshop

Crossroads nonprofit groups are encouraged to participate in a Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library workshop and learn how to identify new funding sources. According to Amanda...more




Government Support for Libraries




Internships to Increase Public Access to Archival Resources in the NPS National Capital Region
National Park Service
Curated archival collections are primary data sources that provide information for long-term research needs. Few students in areas of cultural resource stewardship are trained in the management of...more
Posted On - 2017-12-12


Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
National Park Service
The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public by:...more
Posted On - 2017-11-29


National Leadership Grants for Libraries
National Park Service
National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) support projects that address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library and archives fields and that have the potential to advance...more
Posted On - 2017-11-29


Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
National Park Service
Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation,...more
Posted On - 2017-11-15


National Digital Newspaper Program
National Park Service
The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) is a partnership between NEH and the Library of Congress to create a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between...more
Posted On - 2017-11-08


Internships to Increase Public Access to Archival Resources in the NPS National Capital Region
National Park Service
The purpose of this modification is to increase funding to carry out tasks described in the Task Agreement P16AC01692 and subsequent modifications. Curated archival collections are primary data...more
Posted On - 2017-09-06






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Oxfordshire Billed As Britain’s First Social Enterprise County

Oxfordshire Billed As Britain’s First Social Enterprise County
Social Enterprise UK  named Oxfordshire  county as Britain’s first-ever ‘Social Enterprise Place’. According to Social Enterprise...



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