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.

Leave a bequest

Protect the future of one of the world’s great libraries with a planned gift.

Become a volunteer at the Library

Volunteers play an important role at the Library and are appreciated for giving so generously of their time.

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

The Foundation