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The Foundation

The Foundation was established by the Library Council of New South Wales in 1989 and is the principal fundraising body for the State Library of NSW.

About the Foundation

Since 1989 the Foundation has supported acquisitions, conservation, education programs, exhibitions, events, and the digitisation of the Library's collections.

Our donors

The Foundation acknowledges the significant contributions from our benefactors.

Foundation Annual Reports

Read or download the Foundation's Annual Reports.

History of the Foundation

The history and aims of the State Library of NSW Foundation from 1989 - present.

Celebrating 30 years of the Library Foundation

Explore a timeline of the Foundation’s rich and sustained record of support from 1989.

Give to the Library

Your gift to the State Library helps us to build, protect and share your heritage in many ways.

Donor Charter

The Library has a distinguished history of philanthropic support from generous individual, family and corporate benefactors.