New Orleans Public Library Foundation

New Orleans Public Library Foundation

The New Orleans Public Library Foundation is the fundraising arm of the New Orleans Public Library, founded in 1990 to support the library by managing gifts made by private individuals, companies, and foundations. It is an educational, charitable non-profit organization under IRS Section 501(c)3.

The Foundation's mission is to strengthen the library system by mobilizing resources to promote excellent facilities, innovative services, and extensive use of these educational, civic, and cultural resources. The Foundation envisions for New Orleans a vibrant public library system featuring excellent facilities and offering quality services, programs and technologies that support a culture of lifelong learning, promote a strong democracy, and advance a creative economy for all throughout the City of New Orleans.