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Library Acquisitions

Basic Requirements

The Foundation offers three-year grants totaling EUR9,000 (EUR3,000 per year) for Library Acquisition projects.

All applications must include the following items, in the order listed below:

  1. 1. Project abstract (approximately 500 words).

  2. 2. A detailed itemized budget (If this sum is to be supplemented by matching funds, please include this information in the budget).

  3. 3. A description of the proposed project of no more than 7 pages in length.

  4. 4. List of books or journals to be purchased.

  5. 5. Project director’s curriculum vitae.

  6. 6. Letters of support from the applicant(s) and participating institution(s).

Application Procedures

Applications must be submitted to our online application database. E-mail and paper applications will not be accepted. Applications may be submitted every year from August 1 (to start the application process, please click here).


  1. 1. The application period for Library Acquisitions is from August 1 to October 15. Applications after October 15 will not be accepted.

  2. 2. A list of grant recipients will be announced in early June of the year following the October deadline.

  3. 3. For applications which do not receive funding, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors within seven days after the results are made public. For applications that do receive support, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors as quickly as possible in order to arrange for contracts to be signed.

  4. 4.The Foundation does not provide a written critique for unsuccessful applications

    Contact Information

    Tel: +886-2-2704-5333 ext. 19