Library Grants and Funding

Your library may be eligible for grant funding to assist with the cost of a new TLC automation system. Finding and applying for appropriate grants can be a daunting process, but the payoff is well worth the effort.

Here are some helpful links to get you started.

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AASL List of School Library Grants

ABC-CLIO Leadership Grant

ALSC/Candlewick Press “Light the Way” Grant

American Honda Foundation – STEM

AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program

AIAA FIRST® LEGO® League Grant Program

Applied Materials Foundation Grant: Generation Girl

Best Buy Grants

Brinker International Grants

Brown Rudnick Center Foundation Community Grant

Captain Planet Foundation Grants

CenturyLink Grants

Computers for Learning

Crayola Champion Creatively Alive Children Grant

Daniel Fund Grant

Dean Witter Foundation

Diversity Research Grant

Dollar General Adult Literacy Grant

Beyond Words Disaster Relief

Dollar General Family Literacy Grants

Summer Reading Grants

Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

Doris Ann Norries – We Love Libraries!

Dr Scholl Foundation

EBSCO ALA Annual Conference International Sponsorship

EBSCO ALA Annual Conference Sponsorship

EBSCO Midwinter Meeting Sponsorship

Eisner Graphic Novel Grant for Libraries – Growth Grant

Eisner Graphic Novel Grant for Libraries – Innovation Grant

Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants

First Energy STEM Classroom Grants

From Failure to Promise Grant

Gladys Brooks Foundation

Grow Rural Education

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant

Halliburton Foundation

I Love My Librarian Award

Native American Library Services: Basic Grants

Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants

Native Hawaiian Library Services Grant

(ILA) Leaders Inspiring Readers Award

(ILA) Literacy Leader Award

Jan Stauber – Sherlock Holmes Literacy Grant – The Beacan Society

Joseph Bruno Foundation Grants

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (2020)

Laura Bush School Library Grant

Libraries Transform Communities: ALA Engagement Grant

Loleta D. Fyan Grant

Mazda Foundation Grant

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Teacher Development Grant

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Grant

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Grant

National Education Association and National Endowment for the Arts:

National Education Association (NEA) Foundation STEM Grants

National Education Association (NEA) Foundation Student Success Grant

National Endowment for the Arts

National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) (2020)

P Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education

Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant

PNC Grow Up Great Early Childhood Grant

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

R J Reynolds American Foundation

Reiman Foundation

Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Grant

Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award

Shell Science Lab Challenge Competition

Siemens Possibility Grant – 2020 Sweepstake

Snapdragon Book Foundation School Library Grant

State Farm Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Initiative

The Penguin Random House Library Awards for Innovation

The Ruth Toor Grant for Strong Public School Libraries

Toshiba America Foundation Grants for Grades 6-12

Toshiba America Foundation Grants for Grades K – 5

Voya Unsung Heroes Grant

W K Kellogg Foundation

Walmart Community Grant

Wish you Well Foundation

(YALSA): Service to Young Adults Achievement Award

(YALSA): Young Adult Services Symposium Stipend

YALSA’s MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens