AASL Awards and Grants: Complete list of opportunities for school libraries and literacy.
Scholastic Grants for Librarians: Sign up for their free email newsletter to stay up-to-date.
Junior Library Guild Book Grants: A wide variety of grants are available at national, state, and local levels to bolster the development of collections like yours. Get more ‘wish list’ books onto your shelves and make your budget go further with these grant and funding options for libraries.
The Library Corporation Library Grants and Funding: Your library may be eligible for grant funding to assist with the cost of a new TLC automation system. Finding and applying for appropriate grants can be a daunting process, but the payoff is well worth the effort.
Grants and Funding list from Follett: Their content portfolio is comprehensive; it includes library books, textbooks, eContent, educational databases, and much more.
Best Buy Foundation / Community Grants: The Community Grants program is being reevaluated to consider how they can best serve the current needs of the community partners. Once finalized in late spring, the details and new criteria will be posted on this site.
NEA Foundation Grants: The NEA Foundation awards close to 200 grants per year to support educators' efforts to close the achievement gaps, develop creative learning opportunities for students, and enhance their own professional development.
Verizon Foundation Grants: funding priorities are aligned around Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection and Human Prosperity. New applications are by invitation only.
The National Center for Families Learning: Find funding opportunities for literacy and educational pursuits.
DonorsChoose.org has a the shopping cart icon in the upper right called the "Giving Cart." People who visit DonorsChoose.org go through the list of requests from teachers and purchase supplies or donate funds.
Adoptaclassroom.org has teachers register and list needed items. Donors search by location, school, teacher, etc. Both you and your students can tell people to donate to their class or create a Facebook account—whatever it takes to get pople to your website who will adopt your class.
PayPal.com offers online fundraising where you can set your account to announce your cause, accept credit card donations, and use Partner Tools to reach out to other fundraising sites. Donated money goes into your PayPal account.
GoFundMe.com allows you to set up a web page to state your cause and connect to Facebook and other social networking sites to collect donations.
ChipIn.com allows donors to make small donations with the idea that every little bit helps.
Michigan Association of School Librarians
520 S. Creyts Rd. Lansing, MI 48917 The mimasl.org website is best viewed in Google Chrome.