Ways to Give

Past Annual Fund Grants

2015

Professional Development $7,500
Staff Day $5,000
Teen Interns $6,000
Read Up K-12 Literacy $5,000
Black Story Time $4,200
Services to Spanish Speakers $7,500
Yahara Music Library $7,500
Director's Discretionary Funds $5,000
Teen Digital Creation Platform $6,000
Pop! Challenge $20,000
Support for High Traffic Collections $2,300

 

2014

Director's Discretionary Fund $5,000
Bubbler HS Skill Fair $5,300
SCALE/Literacy Network partnership $19,800
Teen Interns $7,500
iPads for Literacy Learning $6,200
Take me to Central transportation $1,300

2013

Library director's discretionary fund, $2,500
Purchasing of library T-shirts for public sale, $4,500
Central Library grand opening support, $17,000
Professional development funds for library staff, $15,000
1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, $3,700

2012

Rebranding support, $8,000
Purchase of eBooks and audiobooks, $22,000
Digitization of "Lost Madison" photography exhibit, $3,000
500 books for "Read to Your Baby" program, $2,000
Teen collection enhancement, $5,000
Mac computers for staff use and training, $5,000

2011

OrangeBoy Strategic Planning research, $15,000
Sunday hours at Pinney Library, Fall 2011, $5,000
Statewide eBooks initiative, $29,000
AWE literacy workstation at Hawthorne, $3,500
Rebranding funding, $10,000
Sunday hours at Pinney Library, Spring 2012, $12,500

2010

Sunday hours at Sequoya Library, $20,500
Summer library program, $15,000

2009

Sunday hours at Sequoya Library, $20,500
Summer library program, $9,500
Playaway audiobooks for Sequoya and Pinney Libraries, $5,000
 

2008

Parenting collection enhancement, $15,000
Books for toddlers and preschoolers, $10,000
Electronic resources and proprietary databases, $12,200
CD collection expansion, $10,000
Summer libray program, $6,000
Audiobooks, $10,000
 

If you have a donor-advised fund through Fidelity Charitable or Schwab Charitable, you can make a gift directly to Madison Public Library Foundation through DAF Direct.

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