Our Impact

“We can contribute to children’s happy learning experiences by making sure they have plenty of books to borrow from their school libraries to read in class and at home.”

Mrs. Laura Bush

Since its founding in 2002, the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries has provided more than $16 million to school libraries for the purchase of books and printed materials. Grants have been awarded to more than 2,800 schools in all 50 states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and military bases.

Past Grant Recipients

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Schools must be a first-time recipient of a library grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries to apply.

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