The Elsevier Foundation Funds

International Grants » Funds for Developing Countries » Grants to Libraries

The Elsevier Foundation supports the efforts of libraries to enhance the quality of life in developing countries by advancing knowledge in science, the social sciences technology and medicine.

The Foundation provides one, two and three year grants to libraries in the developing countries and supporting organizations programs.


Preference will be given to proposals that clearly demonstrate the following;

  • Innovation in improving the use of STM information.
  • A high degree of potential impact on society in the developing world.
  • Programs that will serve as models for other institutions and countries.
  • Programs that enhance international partnerships or exchange between individuals and institutions.
  • Realistic budgets tied to measurable outcomesSustained financial and programmatic viability.
  • Programs that have institutional supportsPrograms leaders or institutes with record of past success.
  • Create and promote collaborative networks across institutions and/or disciplines.
  • A willingness to draw from the expertise and experience of previous grantees.
  • Have specific plans for sustainability beyond the funding period.
  • Embody plans for dissemination beyond the awardee organization of policies, procedures, and "lessons learned" that are developed during the funding period.

    Proposals are welcome for single-year grants in amounts between US$5,000 to US$50,000.

    Proposals will be accepted for multi-year programs (up to three years) for grant amounts of US$5,000 to US$50,000 per year.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit;The Elsevier Foundation Grants Website

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