Funded Grants

2020

Southwest Georgia Regional Library was awarded $1,000 from the American Library Association under their Virtual Learning and Enhancement grant for professional development training.

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

Azalea Regional Library System received $1,500 from the Georgia Public Library Service Communications Department under their Marketing grant to redesign the library system's website and to create story time and outreach kits for circulation between branches.

Azalea Regional Library System received $2,000 from the Dollar General Foundation for assistance with youth literacy programming.

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.