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

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) Program CFDA Number 84.215G

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application...more
Posted On - 2018-04-18

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

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 - 2018-04-17

Activating Community Opportunities Using Museums/Libraries as Assets- A National Leadership Grants Special Initiative

The goal of the National Leadership Grant Programs (NLG) is to support projects that address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library, archive, and museum (LAM) fields and have the...more
Posted On - 2018-03-15

Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Southern Appalachian CESU
Geological Survey
The U.S. Geological Surveyâ¿¿s Core Science Analytics, Synthesis & Libraries (CSASL) organization is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner within the Cooperative...more
Posted On - 2018-03-12

Native Hawaiian Library Services Grant
Geological Survey
Native Hawaiian grants are competitive grants available to carry out activities, described in 20 U.S.C. 9141, that enhance existing library services or implement new library...more
Posted On - 2018-03-05

Preservation Assistance Grants
Geological Survey
Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records...more
Posted On - 2018-03-05

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