Funded Grants

2020

Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) was awarded $30,000 from the ISOC Foundation to formalize the evaluation and installation processes needed for TV White Space implementation on a larger scale. (L)

South Georgia Regional Library received $10,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with adult literacy programming.

Hall County Library System received $4,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with youth literacy programming.

Live Oak Public Libraries received $3,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with youth literacy programming. (L)

Maxwell Library (Augusta-Richmond County Library System) was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impact by COVID-19 virtually with resume best practices.

Commerce Public Library (Piedmont Regional Library System) was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impacted by COVID-19 with live virtual classes on the app Primer for small businesses. (L)

Statesboro-Bulloch County Library (Statesboro Regional Public Libraries) was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impacted by COVID-19 virtually with empowering small businesses to grow online. (L)

Live Oak Public Libraries was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impacted by COVID-19 virtually with tips for job seeking and technology available for checkout. (L)

Augusta-Richmond County Library System Headquarters was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impacted by COVID-19 virtually with planning and the skills needed for new at-home businesses. (L)

Fulton County Library System was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impacted by COVID-19 virtually with job readiness skills and opportunities with employment at local businesses. (L)

Friedman Library (Augusta-Richmond County Library System) was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impact by COVID-19 virtually with through career workshops with job seeking tools and assistance. (L)

DeKalb County Public Library was awarded $2,000 as a part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills initiative from Public Library Association and Grow with Google to assist those impacted by COVID-19 virtually through online classes with job seeking tools and assistance. (L)

Mary Willis Library (Bartram Trail Regional Library) received $1,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with their summer reading program.

Roddenberry Memorial Library received $2,200 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with their summer reading program.

Chattooga County Library System received $2,000 from the Dollar General Foundation to purchase materials for their summer reading program.

Okefenokee Regional Library System received $3,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with their summer reading program.

Lee County Library received $3,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for books for their summer reading program.

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System received $3,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with their summer reading program.

Live Oak Regional Library System received $10,000 from the National League of Cities (NLC) to aid with 2020 Census counts in hard to reach areas as a part of the NLC Census Rapid Response grant. (L)

Clayton County Library System received $10,000 from the National League of Cities (NLC) to aid with 2020 Census counts in hard to reach areas as a part of the NLC Census Rapid Response grant.

2019

Cherokee Regional Library System was awarded $39,992 for their Next Chapter program under the the Institute of Museum and Library Services Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) grant. (L)



(L) - Used LIFT for application assistance.