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Community Foundation Library Fund Mini-Grant

Grants to New York Libraries and Historical Societies in Eligible
Counties for Enhanced Library Services and Historical Exhibitions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Community Foundation for South Central New York - Community Foundation Library Fund

Deadline Date:

03/15/19 4:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $250 to $1,250 to New York public libraries and historical societies collaborating with public libraries for the enhancement of library services in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga Counties. An Inquiry must be received two weeks before the deadline. Funding is intended to support library programs, resources, historical exhibitions, and other exhibits.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166496

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant proposals will be considered for amounts from $250 and up to $1,250.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant applications will be accepted from public libraries or historical societies in collaboration with public libraries in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga counties.

Grant proposals for library operating and maintenance funds, reimbursed expenses, funds for existing programs where no improvement or expansion is proposed and staff salaries are specifically excluded from consideration; the purpose of the fund is to enrich rather than replace traditional tax-based support.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline for 2019 is Friday March 15th, 2019.

Inquiries must be received 2 weeks prior to the deadline.

Inquiries and applications will be accepted on-line. If you do not have access to a computer, or if you do not feel comfortable with your on-line application skill-level, please contact Tina Barber, Program Officer. Please do not submit a paper application unless you have been instructed to do so after speaking with Tina.

Technical assistance workshops with instructions about the application process are offered for grant seekers. Interested applicants who don’t have time to attend a technical assistance workshop can still get help with the application process, including support with the online system. Applicants are welcome to call Tina Barber with any questions or concerns.

The Community Foundation Library Fund may consider matching or challenge grants.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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For questions, contact:

Tina Barber, Program Officer

The Community Foundation for South Central New York
520 Columbia Drive
Johnson City, New York 13790

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga counties