The Madison Public Library Foundation promotes and supports Madison’s library facilities, services and programs.
The Madison Public Library Foundation provides leadership and resources to help develop and sustain a world-class library system.
Support, Leadership, Integrity, Inclusiveness & Advocacy
The Madison Public Library Foundation was established in 1993 in the spirit of public-private partnership with the City of Madison. The purpose was -- and still is -- to provide resources and financial support to maintain and improve library services and collections, and make...
Our work ensures that Madison Public Library can deliver on its vision to be the place to learn, share and create. We help the library through funding in three ways:
Annual Fund Grants
Annual fund grants support yearly budgets in the branches; they also fund specific projects and initiatives within the library system. Learn more about our annual fund, and see a list of current and past grants.
Capital projects raise funds for specific projects and initiatives. Learn more about our current capital projects and determine how you can help.
Endowment funds prepare us for a prosperous future. They support our library’s collection as well as the professional development of our staff. Discover how you can make a lasting impact on your community.