Grant Amounts

What is the range of grant funding?

Below is a chart showing the grant money (from smallest to largest amount) received by Iowa libraries.

75001
Belmond
$10,000.001
Harlan
$40,000, building and grounds1
Muscatine
$10,000.001
Albia
$10,000.00 1
Algona
$10,000.001
Bedford
$10,000.001
Bloomfield
$10,000.001
Carroll
$10,000.001
Dunlap
$10,000.001
Eagle Grove
$10,000.001
Eldora
$10,000.00
Iowa Falls
$10,000.001
Emmetsburg
$10,000.001
Estherville
$10,000.00 1
Hampton
$10,000.001
Humboldt
$10,000.001
Iowa Falls
$10,000.001
Jefferson
$10,000.001
Knoxville
$10,000.001
Logan
$10,000.001
Manchester
10,000.001
Marengo
$10,000.001
Missouri Valley
$10,000.001
New Hampton
$10,000.001
Newton
$10,000.001
Onawa
$10,000.001
Osage
$10,000.001
Sheldon
$10,000.001
Shenandoah
$10,000.001
Sibley
$10,000.001
Sigourney
$10,000.00
Indianola
$10,000.001
Spencer
$10,000.001
Storm Lake
$10,000.001
Tipton
$8,000.00 (initial) + $2,000.001
Traer
$10,000.001
Villisca
$10,000.001
Waverly
$10,000.001
Winterset
$10,000.00 (initial) + $500.001
Monticello
$10,000.00 (initial) + $600.001
Perry
$10,000.00 (initial) + $1,000.001
Chariton
$10,000.00 (initial) + $1,000.001
Osceola
$10,000.00 (initial) + $1,000.001
Pella
$10,000.00 (initial) + $1,150.001
Marion
$10,000.00 (initial) + $2000.001
Cherokee
$10,000.00 (initial) + $2,000.001
Indianola
$12,500.001
Atlantic
$12,500.00 1
Charles City
$10,000.00 (initial) + $2,500.001
Denison
$10,000.00 (initial) + $2,500.001
Le Mars
$10,000.00 (initial) + $2,500.001
Maquoketa
$10,000.00 (initial) + $2,500.001
Mount Pleasant
$12,500.001
Red Oak
$10,000.00 (initial) + $2,500.001
Vinton
$15,000.001
Cedar Falls
$10,000.00 (initial) + $5,000.001
Clarinda
$15,000.00
Fairfield
$10,000.00 (initial) + $6,000.001
Ames
$10,000.00 (initial) + $7,500.001
Cresco
$20,000.001
Mason City
$20,000.00 (initial) + $2,000.001
Oskaloosa
$23,521.00
Centerville
$25,000.00
Fayette
$30,000.001
Fort Dodge
$25,000.00 (initial) + $5,000.001
Marshalltown
$25,000.00 (initial) + $10,000.001
Iowa City
$2,500.00 (initial) + $1,000.00 + $300.001
Laurens
$4,000.001
Odebolt
$4,000.001
Sanborn
$30,000.00 (initial) + $10,000.001
Fairfield
$45,000.00 1
Clinton
$5,000.001
Hawarden
$50,000.00 1
Mount Vernon
$50,000.00
Des Moines
$50,000.00
Grinnell
$50,000.001
Ottumwa
$5,000.00 (initial) + $690.001
Nashua
$6,000.001
Grundy Center
$6,000.001
Leon
$6,000.001
Reinbeck
$5,000.00 (initial) + $1,500.001
Colfax
$6,500.001
Garner
6,000.00 (initial) + 500.001
Stuart
$7,000.001
Glenwood
$50,000.00 (initial) + $20,000.001
Council Bluffs
$5,600.00 (initial) + $1,516.001
DeWitt
$50,000.00 (initial) + $10,000.00 + $11,500.00 (additional)1
Dubuque
$5,000.00 (initial) + $2,500.001
Eldon
$7,500.001
Greenfield
$7,500.001
Lake City
$7,500.001
West Liberty
$7,500.001
Woodbine
$50,000.00 (initial) + $25,000.001
Cedar Rapids
$50,000.00 (initial) + $25,000.001
Davenport
$8,000.001
Britt
$8000.001
Corydon
$8,000.001
Malvern
$8,000.001
Montezuma
$8,000.001
Mount Ayr
$7,500.00 (initial) + $500.001
Rockwell City
$8,000.001
Sac City
$6,000.00 (initial) + $2,000.001
Spirit Lake
$7,500.00 (initial) + $500.001
Tama
$8,500.001
Clear Lake
$9,000.001
Alden
$9,000.001
Audubon
$9,000.001
Hamburg

What was the average amount for Carnegie grants in Iowa?

Thirty-six (36) communities received a grant of $10,000 to build their libraries. Thirty-one (31) communities received less than $10,000 for their libraries, and 32 communities received more than $10,000 for their libraries. In 1902, Waterloo was given $45,000 to build two libraries.

Which Iowa community received the largest Carnegie grant?

In 1899, Davenport was given a grant of $75,000, and in 1901, Cedar Rapids also received a grant for $75,000.

Which Iowa community received the smallest Carnegie grant?

In 1907, Laurens received $3800 to build a public library.