Information on Mini-grants
As funds are available from year to year, the Friends of the Library offers grants of up to $2,000 each for qualifying projects of eligible local organizations:

Requirements --

The proposed project must fulfill a "cultural" objective; that is, it must in some way enrich the cultural life of the community. First preference will be given to proposals dealing with one or more of the following categories:

books, media
literary events and studies, literature
reading-related matters including educational programs
language, including dramatic presentations and oral history


Eligibility --

Accredited, non-profit charitable or educational organizations based in Alachua County and not under the governance of the ACLD or affiliated with the Friends or with agencies of the ACLD are eligible for mini-grants for short-term projects.

Schedule --

Each year the Friends accepts project proposals

from February 1st until March 31st for awards announced May 15th, and
from August 1st until September 30th for awards announced November 15th.

We have available for you to download
the Detailed Guidelines for proposals.