Impact Library Program Application

Before applying...

Review the following.  Applicants who do not meet these requirements will not be eligible.
  1. Library location and shipping address must be in the United States or Canada.
  2. Applicant must be 18 years or older.
  3. Applicant must be a local person responsible for and with regular access to the library.
  4. Applicant must have permission to apply on behalf of an organization. (if applicable)
  5. Applicant must have a confirmed library location with all necessary permissions/permits.
  6. One application per household or organization per six months. 

Don't forget to click on "CONFIRM" on the next page for your application to be reviewed!
Applications are reviewed the month after they are submitted. 

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Applicant Information

Applicant Contact Information

Separate sets of numbers

Separate sets of numbers

United States and Canada only

We cannot deliver to Post Office Boxes


Library's Physical Address

Unsure? Please verify the name with a search.

United States and Canada only
Partner Organization Information

Community Information

Thank you for taking the time to accurately answer the following questions! 

Little Free Library tracks this data so we can continue to give libraries where they are needed most.

Check all that apply

Check all that apply

Please verify using the map.  Tip: Search map using your full physical address.

Please verify using the map.  Tip: Start by searching for the state and then zoom in for an exact location

Verifying if your local school(s) is a Title 1 School for the question below takes additional steps:
  1. Search map for Public Schools using a zip code (or exact name). 
  2. Click on the school name. 
  3. Check the “School Details” section (pale blue) to see if there is a "Yes" for Title 1 School.
Canadian applicants proceed with application.

Please verify with a search.

Please verify using the map.  Tip: Search map using your full physical address.

Please verify using the map.  Tip: Search map using your full physical address.
Community Impact

Answers in this section, name, organization, city, and state, will be public if awarded. To view examples of the kinds of responses we are looking for, please click on this link.

200 words max

200 words max

200 words max
Previous Experience (does not affect eligibility)

Extra Information

Agreements (all are required for eligibility)
Explain any inability to agree to these terms in the Comment box at the bottom.

I agree to the following terms if awarded a Little Free Library Grant:
  1. I will attach all signs included and install the library at the designated location.
  2. Set up a steward account and complete the library registration.
  3. I will add the library’s location and photo to the Little Free Library world map.
  4. I will submit a photo and story about the impact of the library after installation.
  5. I will respond to all follow-up communications from Little Free Library.
  6. I will credit the Little Free Library and tag the Little Free Library on social media.
  7. I will acknowledge that Little Free Library® and its logo are registered trademarks of LFL, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  LFL grants Impact grant recipients revocable, non-transferable permission to use our trademarked name and logo to promote our collaborative activities through their communication channels and promotional materials.  When using LFL's marks, Impact grant recipients must state "Little Free Library® and its logo are registered trademarks of Little Free Library, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and are used with its permission.” Impact grant recipients may not alter LFL's trademark or logo, use it to raise funds, sell goods or services or otherwise claim a direct affiliation with LFL without the express, written permission of LFL in advance.

Permissions, Privacy & Trademark Policies (required for eligibility)

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  1. The "Submit" button at the bottom of this page will take you to another page.
  2. A copy will go to the email address entered after clicking the "Confirm" button.