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Program Support the Library of Congress

Corporate Giving

What is Corporate Giving?

Align your organization with America’s Library.

The Library of Congress reaches a diverse audience of millions, both onsite and online, across the nation and around the world by offering a rich variety of public programs, exhibitions, digital initiatives, and educational outreach initiatives. Corporate support is vital to The Library of Congress efforts to share its unparalleled resources with people everywhere– completely free of charge.

As a philanthropic partners of The Library of Congress, corporations have the opportunity to support America’s story through:

  • World-class exhibitions
  • National Book Festival
  • Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
  • For the People Fund, promoting social movements, mobility, and equity throughout the Library and its collections
  • Nationwide literacy promotion and the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature
  • Educational programming for students, teachers, and lifelong learners, such as the future Education Center and teen internships
  • Scholarly research and practice through junior fellowships, Kluge Center scholars, and preservation programs

Special Project Highlights

National Book Festival

Since 2001, The Library of Congress has sponsored and organized this annual event, which celebrates the joys of reading, inspires a passion for learning and encourages visitors to explore their own creative potential. Previous festivals have drawn such luminaries as David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, John Irving, Geraldine Brooks, John Hope Franklin, Tom Wolfe, Khaled Hosseini, R.L. Stine, Walter Mosley, James Patterson, and more.

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project collects and preserves the extraordinary first-person accounts of America’s war veterans. Through a nationwide network of partners and volunteers the Project collects interviews, letters, photographs, journals, and memoirs from veterans of every war since World War I, assembling a genuine treasure trove of individual feelings and recollections. AARP is the Founding Corporate Sponsor of the Veterans History Project.

To learn more about how your company can get involved with the Library of Congress, contact Andrew McCarthy-Clark at