National Medal for Museum and Library Services
Institute of Museum and Library Services – $10,000.
This award recognizes institutions that go above and beyond and make significant contributions to their communities. A library can be nominated by one of its employees or by a member of the community. The nomination needs to describe the library’s goal in serving the community, the population served, community collaboration and outcome, and future projections.
The Libri Foundation is a nationwide organization that donates children’s books to rural public libraries.
The Alibris Collection Award
$3000 worth of books to academic, public, and school libraries.
We the People Bookshelf
National Endowment for the Humanities/ALA
This special initiative is for public and K-12 school libraries. It will provide 3,000 libraries with a collection of 17 classic hardcover books for young readers related to the "Created Equal" Bookshelf theme.
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Provides grants that support youth development and/or learning.
Verizon Foundation Literacy Grants
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis through Nov. 1 for literacy grants from the Verizon Foundation. The purpose of these grants is to improve literacy and technology programs to help meet the challenges of learning in the 21st Century.