Between 10 pm Saturday, 11 July and 1 am Sunday, 12 July (AEST) access to the Manuscripts, Oral History and Pictures catalogue and the viewing of digitised items will be temporarily unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience.


The Library's reading rooms are open. Before you visit, please read Visiting the Library. 

Partner with us

Mutually rewarding partnerships with Trusts and Foundations have supported key Library projects

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The Foundation welcomes donations from Trusts and Foundations including Private Ancilliary Funds.

We have a range of vital projects which need funding support and would love to hear from Trusts and Foundations to discuss specific goals and interests.

We welcome enquiries for partnerships in the following areas:

  • Educational programs (Online, onsite and outreach projects)
  • Digital access programs
  • Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards
  • Exhibitions and related learning activities
  • Conservation work
  • Acquisitions  

If you would like to discuss how Trusts and Foundations can be involved in critical Library projects, please contact: 

Susan Hunt

Director, State Library of NSW Foundation &Executive Manager, Advancement

Phone:  (02) 9273 1529  

Many thanks to our generous partners:

  • Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
  • Nelson Meers Foundation 
  • Belalberi Foundation 
  • John T Reid Charitable Trusts
  • The Caledonia Foundation 
  • Bruce & Joy Reid Foundation
  • John Lamble Foundation 
  • McLean Foundation
  • Maple-Brown Family Charitable Foundation
  • Graham & Charlene Bradley Foundation
  • Planet Wheeler Foundation 
  • Thyne Reid Foundation
  • The Nutcote Trust