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Community Foundation Library Fund Mini-Grant

Grants to New York Libraries in Eligible
Counties to Expand Library Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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

Deadline Date:

03/13/20

Description:

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Grants to New York public libraries and historical societies in eligible counties for the enhancement of library services. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Funding is intended to support library programs, services, resources, and historical exhibitions. Historical societies are eligible to apply only in collaboration with public libraries. Eligible applicants are located in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, and Tioga counties.

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:

Deadline for applications is Friday, March 13, 2020. Inquiries must be received 2 weeks prior to the deadline.

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

Applicants should login or create an account in the on-line system and select the Community Foundation Library Fund option. For more instruction, visit https://donorswhocare.org/grant-seekers/.

How to create an account on the grant interface: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etScRJXC2bE&feature=youtu.be

How to start an 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.

Application: https://www.grantinterface.com/southcentralny/common/logon.aspx

Please contact Program Officer, Tina Barber at tbarber@donorswhocare.org or (607) 772-6773 should you have any questions or concerns.

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Geographic Focus:

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

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