The Libri Foundation is a nationwide nonprofit organization that donates new, quality hardcover children's books to small, rural public libraries in the United States through its Books for Children program. The Foundation works with Friends of the Library and other local organizations to encourage community involvement and reward local support of libraries. The Friends and other local sponsors can contribute from $50 to $350, which the Foundation matches on a 2-to-1 ratio. Grants are awarded three times a year. Deadlines are January 15, April 15, and August 15. For more information, visit the Libri Foundation Grant Application Guidelines page.