Where Does the Money Go?

The Grand Rapids Public Library FoundationThe Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation is solely committed to the support of the Grand Rapids Public Library. Our two areas of greatest need are the Endowment Fund and the library's special projects. Special projects include: African American Heritage programming, One Book One City for Kids, the Digitization of Robinson Studio Collection and Peninsular Club Archives, and more! View a list of past projects the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation has funded. 

Since our formation, the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation has been committed to honesty and transparency. Each year the Grand Rapids Public Library and the Library Foundation jointly produce a comprehensive annual report. This report details the library's financial statement and the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation's financial highlights to ensure open communication with our donors, library patrons and the greater Grand Rapids community.

View our annual report.

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