Grant Funding Opportunities for Libraries


Grants through the Bridges Library System

2017 Library Improvement and Innovation Grant

Other funding opportunities:

Grants opportunities available via the American Library Association website.

Bader Philanthropies offers funding for specific program areas and in certain geographic areas.

Federal Funding opportunities can be found through the Grants.gov website.

Finding the Funds: Renaissance Learning provides valuable advice on writing grants for educational initiatives, plus a comprehensive list of funding opportunities.

Stephanie Gerding and Pam MacKellar’s list of grant opportunities is available on their blog.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) offers a searchable database of grants available for libraries across the United States.

LibraryWorks offers a list of a variety of time-sensitive library grant opportunities.

Scholastic has a list of library grants that help young people.