Grant Amounts

What is the range of grant funding?

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

$0.00
Belmond
$0.00
Burlington
$0.00
Guthrie Center
$0.00
Manson
$0.00
Oelwein
$3,000.00
Nevada
$3,800.00
Laurens
$4,000.00
Odebolt
$4,000.00
Sanborn
$5,000.00
Hawarden
$5,690.00
Nashua
$6,000.00
Grundy Center
$6,000.00
Leon
$6,000.00
Reinbeck
$6,500.00
Colfax
$6,500.00
Garner
$6,500.00
Stuart
$7,000.00
Glenwood
$7,116.00
DeWitt
$7,500.00
Eldon
$7,500.00
Greenfield
$7,500.00
Lake City
$7,500.00
West Liberty
$7,500.00
Woodbine
$8,000.00
Britt
$8,000.00
Corydon
$8,000.00
Malvern
$8,000.00
Montezuma
$8,000.00
Mount Ayr
$8,000.00
Rockwell City
$8,000.00
Sac City
$8,000.00
Spirit Lake
$8,000.00
Tama
$8,500.00
Clear Lake
$9,000.00
Alden
$9,000.00
Audubon
$9,000.00
Hamburg
$10,000.00
Albia
$10,000.00
Algona
$10,000.00
Anamosa
$10,000.00
Bedford
$10,000.00
Bloomfield
$10,000.00
Carroll
$10,000.00
Dunlap
$10,000.00
Eagle Grove
$10,000.00
Eldora
$10,000.00
Iowa Falls
$10,000.00
Emmetsburg
$10,000.00
Estherville
$10,000.00
Hampton
$10,000.00
Humboldt
$10,000.00
Iowa Falls
$10,000.00
Jefferson
$10,000.00
Knoxville
$10,000.00
Logan
$10,000.00
Manchester
$10,000.00
Marengo
$10,000.00
Missouri Valley
$10,000.00
New Hampton
$10,000.00
Newton
$10,000.00
Onawa
$10,000.00
Osage
$10,000.00
Sheldon
$10,000.00
Shenandoah
$10,000.00
Sibley
$10,000.00
Sigourney
$10,000.00
Indianola
$10,000.00
Spencer
$10,000.00
Storm Lake
$10,000.00
Tipton
$10,000.00
Traer
$10,000.00
Villisca
$10,000.00
Waverly
$10,000.00
Winterset
$10,500.00
Monticello
$10,600.00
Perry
$11,000.00
Chariton
$11,000.00
Osceola
$11,000.00
Pella
$11,150.00
Marion
$12,000.00
Cherokee
$12,000.00
Indianola
$12,500.00
Atlantic
$12,500.00
Charles City
$12,500.00
Denison
$12,500.00
Le Mars
$12,500.00
Maquoketa
$12,500.00
Mount Pleasant
$12,500.00
Red Oak
$12,500.00
Vinton
$15,000.00
Cedar Falls
$15,000.00
Clarinda
$15,000.00
Fairfield
$16,000.00
Ames
$17,500.00
Cresco
$20,000.00
Mason City
$22,000.00
Oskaloosa
$23,521.00
Centerville
$25,000.00
Fayette
$30,000.00
Fort Dodge
$30,000.00
Marshalltown
$35,000.00
Des Moines
$35,000.00
Iowa City
$40,000.00
Fairfield
$45,000.00
Clinton
$50,000.00
Mount Vernon
$50,000.00
Des Moines
$50,000.00
Grinnell
$50,000.00
Ottumwa
$70,000.00
Council Bluffs
$75,000.00
Cedar Rapids
$75,000.00
Davenport

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.