Friday, December 16, 2011

Madison Community Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant for new Madison Central Library

Madison Community Foundation awards $1.2 million in grants. (Wisconsin State Journal, 12/15/2011)

ExcerptThe Madison Public Library Foundation was the largest beneficiary of the over $1.2 million in grants awarded by the Madison Community Foundation on Thursday.

Madison Community Foundation announced nine grants totaling $1,233,144, including $500,000 for the new Central Library. The grant is the second largest capital campaign gift in the foundation's history, said Robin Reid, a spokeswoman for charity

Related articles:
Retiring Guy takes a last look at the 1960s-era Madison Central Library.  (11/13/2011)
Madison Central Library prepares for move to temporary facility. (11/9/2011)
Madison Public Library misses cut on $4.5 million tax credit.  (9/14/2011)
Board to consider Plan B financing.  (9/1/2011)
Central library to relocate in November.  (7/27/2011)
Central library reconstruction project to proceed.  (4/29/2011)
Negotiations continue.  (4/27/2011)
Central library not a major issue with candidate or mayor Soglin. (4/19/2011)
Soglin wants to make sure ducks are in a row for Central Library Project.  (4/16/2011)
Latest design review.  (4/8/2011)
Midway Design presentation for Madison Central Library.  (2/25/2011)
Final design for renovated central library unveiled.  (12/8/2010)
And the beat goes on.  (4/14/2010)

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