Evjue Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Library for 2017 Maker Corps Programming
Foundation News–Youth throughout the city of Madison and all who visit Madison Public Library's nine locations will gain access to Maker Ed's Maker Corps programming in 2017 thanks to a $10,000 grant from The Evjue Foundation, the charitable arm of The Capital Times.
$15,000 Anonymous Gift to Foundation Funds Laptops for Sequoya Library Programming
Foundation News–An anonymous donor gave Madison Public Library Foundation a $15,000 gift late in 2016 to support the purchase of laptops that will be used for Sequoya Library programs.
2016 Year-End Gifts Surpass Fundraising Goal by $50,000
Foundation News–Madison Public Library Foundation exceeded the 2016 fundraising goal for its annual fund by $50,000, thanks to an anonymous $50,000 matching gift that encouraged a flurry of year-end donations.
Foundation Earns Charity Navigator’s Four-Star Rating for Transparency, Financial Health
Foundation News–Madison Public Library Foundation recently received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, an organization that evaluates nonprofits' financial health, accountability and transparency to educate potential donors and help them gain confidence with their contributions.
Top-Selling Authors Lead Book Festival Lineup
Foundation News–The Wisconsin Book Festival released its 2018 festival weekend lineup at a Schedule Launch Party for sponsors, members and other supporters on August 21. The four-day festival will take place October 11–14 in and around Madison Public Library’s Central Library.