Support the Library The State Library of NSW Foundation leads a rich philanthropic program to support the extraordinary work of the Library. Give now Your donation will help sustain the vital work of the Library, supporting acquisitions, conservation exhibitions, education programs, awards and fellowships. Recognising our donors The Foundation acknowledges the significant contributions from our benefactors Make an annual donation Join the State Library's annual giving program to support our work as a world leading library. Friends of the State Library Friends enjoy a wealth of benefits and connect with the life of the Library. Leave a bequest Protect the future of one of the world’s great libraries with a planned gift. Show more Partnerships and corporate sponsorships Corporate sponsorships Discover how you can partner with us in ways that complement your business needs. Partner with us 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. Our success stories New galleries and learning centre The new Michael Crouch Family Galleries, The Collectors’ Gallery, and the John B Fairfax Learning Centre represent the most successful Foundation-funded projects in the history of the Library. Partnership: Rio Tinto Australia - Rediscovering Indigenous Languages A critical Indigenous language reclamation project The acquisition of the TAL & Dai-ichi (Derby) collection Acquisition of 745 natural history drawings created in the early colonial years - an everlasting legacy for Australia. News Corps Australia and the World War I diaries WW1 diaries and journals: a landmark project for the State Library Digital projects Foundation collaborative partnerships have supported extensive and innovative digital story collections Show more The Foundation 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.