Oklahoma Arts Council

Oklahoma Arts Council grants ensure individuals statewide have access to the arts. Much of the agency's budget is invested directly into Oklahoma communities in the form of grants, and more than 40 percent of the agency's grant funding supports arts and arts education programming in rural areas.

The Priddy Foundation

The Priddy Foundation is dedicated to the support of programs in human services, education, the arts, and health, which offer significant potential for individual development and community improvement

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Their grant programs are available to qualifying organizations in the 44 states where Dollar General stores are located. They award grants to organizations that help individuals learn to read, prepare for the high school equivalency, or learn English.

The Pilcrow Foundation

Their mission is to provide new, quality, hardcover children’s books to rural public libraries across the United States

Grand River Dam Authority

GRDA supports and assists activities, organizations, and causes which advance both governmental public purposes, as well as corporate purpose of GRDA by promoting community and economic development, tourism and recreational activities.

The Lisa Libraries

Are you affiliated with an organization in a low-income or underserved area that needs a small library, needs to rebuild or add to a library, or serves children who would benefit by being given new books to take home?

C. W. Titus Foundation

Giving primarily for health, and children and social services; support also for the arts and cultural programs


Stephanie Gerding & Pam MacKellar

Our book, Winning Grants, Second Edition: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians, is a best seller available through ALA Editions and Amazon.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine

NNLM offers funding for projects that improve access to health information, increase engagement with research and data, expand professional knowledge, and support outreach that promotes awareness and use of NLM resources in local communities.

USDA Rural Community Grants

Grants may be used to improve housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas.