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




BLM Utah Raptor Nest Inventory and Monitoring
Bureau of Land Management

BLM Utah is looking to enter into a partnership with a recipient to obtain valuable data regarding raptor use in areas that are of high value to potential future development through documentation of...more
Posted On - 2017-05-26


Evidence-Based Librarianship in Corrections – Data Analysis
Federal Bureau of Prisons

Evidence-based practice is the purposeful implementation of processes that have been proven by research to be most effective. The concept is an evolving one in the field of corrections, and within...more
Posted On - 2017-05-19


Engaging local audiences through interactive programs
U.S. Mission to Pakistan

This funding opportunity is part of Mission Pakistan’s support for public diplomacy programming in Pakistan. Proposals should demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of public diplomacy, and...more
Posted On - 2017-04-25


Administrative History of the Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service
National Park Service

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Master cooperative agreement number P15AC00289 was entered into by and between the Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS), and the Organization of...more
Posted On - 2017-04-24


2017 Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums and NASA Visitors Centers (CP4SMPVC)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA’s Office of Education, in cooperation with NASA Headquarters’ Offices of Communications, Chief Scientist, and Chief Technologist, the Mission Directorates, and Mission Support Directorate,...more
Posted On - 2017-04-04


Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants Program
Institute of Museum and Library Services

Native Hawaiian Library Services grant projects enhance existing library services or implement new library services, particularly as they relate to the following goals (20 U.S.C. §9141):1. Expanding...more
Posted On - 2017-03-29






Largest Foundation Support for Arts and Culture for 2012

Want to find foundation giving by subject area? see here



Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
3
191
56,144,511

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0



Grants News from around the Web




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States
The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.



Social Services Jobs

  Program Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Education Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2017 Copyright Michael Saunders