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The world's oldest and largest library association comprised of 57,000 libraries and library professionals. It provides programmatic and financial support, as well as education, publications, and professional development to member libraries. With this support, libraries provide their communities an inclusive space to connect and build empathy, breaking down institutional and cultural barriers.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Areas of Exploration
$200,000
2022

general support, $150,000 in 2021 and $200,000 in 2022 (payment two of two, total grant amount $350,000)

Good Fight Grants
$50,000
2022

Unite Against Book Bans Campaign, hosted by Office for Intellectual Freedom General Donations

Responsive
$2,000,000
2021

COVID-19 responsive regranting program for libraries

Areas of Exploration
$150,000
2021

general support, $150,000 in 2021 and $200,000 in 2022 (payment one of two, total grant amount $350,000)

Responsive
$1,000,000
2020

COVID-19 responsive regranting program for libraries

Areas of Exploration
$150,000
2020

general support

Areas of Exploration
$75,000
2019

general support

Areas of Exploration
$50,000
2019

Great Stories Club (GSC)

Areas of Exploration
$50,000
2018

Great Stories Club (GSC)

An ocean wildlife conservation nonprofit. It provides free education programs for more than 80,000 students and educators each year, working to inspire conservation of the ocean. In addition to giving voice to urgent ocean issues and vulnerable ocean species, it also conducts scientific research and runs conservation and education programs involving threatened species, including sea otters, tuna, and sharks.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Responsive
$2,000,000
2021

general support

Animal Connection
$250,000
2021

general support, $250,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $750,000)

Board Directed
$100,000
2021

David Packard Award event

Responsive
$1,507,000
2020

Special Fund for the Aquarium, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

Animal Connection
$200,000
2020

general support, $200,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $600,000)

Board Directed
$100,000
2020

general support

Responsive
$1,000,000
2020

Special Fund for the Aquarium, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

One Time Gifts
$1,000,000
2019

2019-2024 Comprehensive Campaign

Board Directed
$100,000
2019

general support

Animal Connection
$200,000
2019

general support, $200,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $600,000)

Board Directed
$100,000
2018

general support, Tegan Acton MBA board gift

Animal Connection
$200,000
2018

general support, $200,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $600,000)

One Time Gifts
$2,000,000
2017

capital campaign for the new Animal Care Center

Animal Connection
$200,000
2016

general support

A coalition of national arts grantmakers that created an emergency initiative offering financial and informational resources to U.S. artists during the COVID-19 crisis.  

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Responsive
$50,000
2021

Artist Relief Fund, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

Responsive
$50,000
2020

Artist Relief Fund, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

A global animal welfare organization. Its goal is to end needless animal suffering. Its programs are specific and varied, including working to end the culling of stray dogs by encouraging sterilization of companion animals; offering support in disaster zones by treating ill and injured animals; and helping local communities create plans to save their animals in the case of a natural disaster.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Responsive
$50,000
2020

Emergency Elephant Funding, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

Animal Connection
$75,000
2020

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $225,000)

Animal Connection
$75,000
2019

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $225,000)

Animal Connection
$75,000
2018

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $225,000)

Animal Connection
$75,000
2017

general support

Animal Connection
$75,000
2016

general support

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