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




2018 NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II)

NASA’s Office of Education, collaborating closely with the NASA Mission Directorates, and also in cooperation with NASA Headquarters’ Office of Communications and Mission Support...more
Posted On - 2018-02-12


Lewy Body Dementia Center Without Walls (CWOW) (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
National Institutes of Health
This FOA invites applications that will systematically and comprehensively characterize alpha-synuclein and amyloid-beta subspecies present in human Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) post-mortem brain tissue,...more
Posted On - 2018-02-09


Native American Library Services Basic Grants Program
National Institutes of Health
The goal of the FY 2018 Native American Library Services Basic Grants Program is to support existing library operations and maintain core library services. Effective for this FY 2018 Native...more
Posted On - 2018-01-02


Summer Seminars and Institutes
National Institutes of Health
NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes grants broaden and deepen understanding of the humanities in supporting professional development programs, specifically designed for a national audience of K-12...more
Posted On - 2017-12-22


Save America's Treasures - Preservation (Construction) Projects
National Park Service
Save America's Treasures grants from the Historic Preservation Fund provide preservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties. Grants are awarded through a competitive...more
Posted On - 2017-12-20


Save America's Treasures - Collections
National Park Service
Save America's Treasures grants from the Historic Preservation Fund provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic collections. Grants are awarded through...more
Posted On - 2017-12-20






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Grants
Total Given
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56,144,511

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Social Enterprise Incubator Garners Funds to Help Social Enterprises in New Zealand
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