Nashville Public Library Foundation


Mission

The Nashville Public Library Foundation is a committed community of leaders, learners and innovative achievers dedicated to supporting and empowering one of our city’s greatest resources, the Nashville Public Library.

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Grants

Grant Year Amount Program Name Program Area Description
2018 $40,000 Professional Development for Bringing Books to Life! and NAZA education Learn more

BBTL equips teachers, parents and children with the skills and tools needed to foster reading readiness at home and ensure future school success.

NAZA is a system of free, high-quality afterschool/summer programs that enhance students’ social/emotional and academic growth. NAZA provides professional development, quality coaching and evaluations to network partners.

2017 $28,000 Professional Development for Bringing Books to Life! and NAZA education Learn more

BBTL equips teachers, parents and children with the skills and tools needed to foster reading readiness at home and ensure future school success.
NAZA is a system of free, high-quality afterschool/summer programs that enhance students’ social/emotional and academic growth. NAZA provides professional development, quality coaching and evaluations to network partners.

2016 $15,000 Bringing Books to Life! education Learn more

BBTL is a free, award-winning literacy program developed in partnership with early childhood educators and performance artists. Centered on the library’s literature-based marionette performances, BBTL equips teachers, parents and children with the skills and tools needed to foster reading readiness at home and lay the groundwork for future school success.