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Library Building Resources
Americans with Disabilities Act
Architect and Interior Designer Information
Connecticut Construction Projects
Contractor Pre-Qualification for CT
Historic Restoration Fund (HRF) Grants
If the properties are listed on the State Register of Historic Places and owned by non-profit organizations or municipalities, you can apply for a Historic Restoration Fund (HRF) Grants from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Offices of Culture & Tourism. It may be used for the restoration, rehabilitation or purchase of historic buildings, structures, and objects as well as the investigation of archaeological sites.
NEH Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants
National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge grants may...provide capital directly supporting the purchase of equipment and software; the design, purchase, construction, restoration, or renovation of facilities needed for humanities activities; and collections sharing.
USDA Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program
Provides grants and loans to rural libraries in United States. Community Facilities grants and loans may be used to construct, enlarge or improve public libraries. To see if your library is in a rural community, and to find our more about this program, contact your local RD Service Center
CT Green Building Council
A non-profit 501(c3) organization that seeks to improve the quality of life in Connecticut through the promotion of intelligently designed and constructed high performance energy efficient buildings. It is a chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Going Green@Your Library
Environmentally Friendly Practices for Libraries and Beyond, a blog.
A website dedicated to documenting the greening of libraries in the United States and beyond.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
A 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings accessible to everyone within a generation. USGBC is dedicated to expanding green building practices and education, and its LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™.LEED Green Building Rating System for New Construction. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national rating system for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. LEED addresses all building types and emphasizes state-of-the-art strategies in five areas: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials and resources selection, and indoor environmental quality.
Library Journal's Design Institute
Library Buildings Resource Documents
Construction Grant Contact Information
Dawn La Valle, Director, Division of Library Development, Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT 06106
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