Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of Tompkins County - Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Library Fund
03/10/21 8:00 PM EST
Grants of up to $16,000 to New York public libraries in eligible counties for youth literary programming. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, requests may also be submitted for specific capital expenses and to offset funding losses. Eligible applicants are the 33 libraries within the Finger Lakes Library System in Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga, and Tompkins counties.
This fund was originated “to promote greater and easier access by youth to local libraries” and to “promote genuine intellectual curiosity and a lifelong love of reading and learning.”
In view of the current extraordinary times, additional guidelines are in place for 2021 only. These guidelines include the following:
Additionally, funds are available to support the purposes indicated below, in accordance with the written bequest of Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen. Funds are available for:
GrantWatch ID#: 150137
Grant Range: $200-$16,000
The grant range is $200-$16,000 per library.
Collaborative grants that have 5 or more collaborating libraries will be eligible for an additional $16,000 maximum (not counted toward the individual library maximums). Collaborative grants with fewer than five partners should indicate how much of the grant is being designated to each partner. This amount will apply toward the library's $16,000 maximum.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://cftompkins.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
Requests for technical support should be directed to Jessie Galbreath-Nocera, the Administrative Coordinator at Community Foundation of Tompkins County at email@example.com 607-272-9333.
Content-related questions should be directed to Nora Burrows at the Finger Lakes Library System at firstname.lastname@example.org 607-273-4074 x.227 or Janet Cotraccia, Chief Impact Officer at Community Foundation of Tompkins County at email@example.com 607-272-9333.
Community Foundation of Tompkins County
200 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 202
Ithaca, NY 14850
USA: New York: Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins counties
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