Winner of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries, Foundation Center launches Visualizing Funding for Libraries, the most comprehensive free database of library funding that has ever existed, containing grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foundations. Grants data includes local, state, and national sources for public, academic, school, special collection, and government libraries. Additional demographic information can be viewed corresponding with library service areas.

Winner of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries, Foundation Center launches Visualizing Funding for Libraries, the most comprehensive free database of library funding that has ever existed, containing grants given to U.S.

Philanthropic funding is an opportunity for libraries to fill gaps and continue to innovate on the services they are providing their communities.

The data tool will allow users to search and see funding sources at the national, state and local levels and answer key questions about regional funding trends.

Visualizing Funding for Libraries will offer free fundraising capacity-building training through three engaging formats: webinars, in-person events, and an eLearning course.

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