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Community Foundation Library Fund Grant

Grants to New York Public Libraries in
Eligible Regions to Enhance Library Services

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

Deadline Date:

03/24/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,250 to New York public libraries in eligible regions to enhance library services or to produce an historical exhibition. Funding may be used by libraries or historical societies collaborating with libraries to improve library services, resources, and programs. Funds must benefit libraries in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga counties.

Grant proposals will be considered for amounts from $250 and up to $1,250 that address a specific public library need to enhance library resources, programs or services or that will assist in the production of an historical exhibition in conjunction with a public library.

The purpose of the fund is to enrich rather than replace traditional tax-based support.

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.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline for 2021 is March 24, 2021.

Inquiries and applications to the Foundation's granting programs can now be completed 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 Office.

The Community Foundation Library Fund may award less than the amount requested and may consider matching or challenge grants.

Tutorial for creating an online account: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etScRJXC2bE&feature=youtu.be

Tutorial for starting an online application: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYIBIKyW83Y

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=southcentralny

Tina Barber
Program Officer
607-772-6773
tbarber@donorswhocare.org

Community Foundation for South Central New York
520 Columbia Drive
Johnson City, NY
13790
(607) 772-6773
Fax (607) 722-6752
info@donorswhocare.org

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

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