Featured Grant Recipients

Tocker Foundation

Grant Recipients • 2nd Funding Period • 2015

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Library

City

Project

Grant

Bridge City Public Library Bridge City Library Interior Needs/Expansion 47,452.00
Jackson County Memorial Library Edna Digitization of County Newspapers 15,600.00
Cleng Peerson Research Library/Bosque Museum Clifton Digitization and Retrieva of Clifton Record and Bosque County Information 15,800.00
Fannie Brown Booth Library Center Tweens Turn To Books 5,000.00
Caprock Public Library Quitaque Caprock Public Library, Quitaque, Texas 50,000.00
Silsbee Public Library Silsbee Local Newspaper Digitization 15,600.00
Timpson Area Genealogical & Heritage Society of Shelby County, Texas Timpson Timpson Newspaper Project 15,600.00
Kimble County Library Junction Revitalization of Kimble County Library 49,366.00
J. R. Huffman Public Library Hemphill Collection Development 2015 5,000.00
Schleicher County Public Library Eldorado Schleicher County Public Library Furniture and Shelving Update 46,071.00
Wolfforth Library, City of Wolfforth Children’s and Teen Furniture and Shelving and Adult Lounge Seeting 28,439.00
Laguna Park Library Laguna Park Supply Library Computers for staff and volunteer use in tracking media of the library. 1,317.00
Kingsland branch Library Kingsland Connecting Kingsland 13,551.00
Bonham Public Library Bonham 3D Printer/Classroom Presentation Technology/Children’s Dept. Furniture 3,174.00
Whitewright Public Library Whitewright Collection Development 4,998.00
Cross Plains Public Library Cross Plains Collection Enhancement 3,035.00
Alvarado Public Library Alvarado Alvarado Public Library Repurposing and Modernization 49,148.00
Ballinger, Carnegie Library of Ballinger Bookin’ it at The Historic Carnegie Library 5,000.00
Charles J. Rike Memorial Library Farmersville Book drop, Collection Development for Spanish and Audio Books 8,336.00
Wharton County Library Wharton Digitization of County Newspapers 15,600.00
T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library Diboll A.E.C.E.D. Program Funds 3,385.00
Childress Public Library Childress Bigger is Better 1,830.00
Alpine Public Library Alpine Technology 1,522.00
Robertson County Carnegie Library Franklin Literary Updates 5,000.00
Comfort Public Library Comfort Comfort Public Library Learning Center (LLC) 50,000.00
Total Grants Awarded: 459,824.00

Tocker Foundation

Grant Recipients • 1st Funding Period • 2015

Library

City

Project

Grant

Archer Public Library Archer City Digitization: Archer Cnty Newspaper  15,600.00
B.J. Hill Library Holland Collection Development  5,000.00
Bertha Voyer Memorial Library Honey Grove NETLIBS Rotating Large Print Collection  8,000.00
Bicentennial City-County Library Paducah Digitization: Local Newspaper  16,630.00
Bonham Public Library Bonham Computers & Equipment  5,396.00
Bowie Public Library Bowie Digitization: Bowie Newspaper  17,400.00
Breckenridge Library Breckenridge Computers  1,247.00
Coleman Public Library Coleman Digitization: Coleman County Newspapers  15,600.00
Cuero Public Library Cuero Digitization  15,600.00
East Parker County Library Aledo Computer & Equipment  2,233.00
Floyd County Library Floydada Collection Development  2,500.00
G. Miller Hitchcock Public Library Hitchcock Equipment/Furniture  1,993.00
Hansford County Library Spearman Furniture & Shelving  49,966.00
Jeff Davis County Library Fort Davis Collection Development  5,000.00
Lake Whitney Public Library Whitney Collection Development  4,020.00
Llano County Library Llano Digitization: Local Newspaper  22,401.00
McMullen Memorial Library Huntington Collection Development/Equipment  5,385.00
Motley County Library Matador Equipment, Furniture  600.00
Nellie Pederson Civic Library Clifton Collection Development  5,000.00
Rains County Public Library Emory Digitization  18,690.00
Real County Public Library Leakey Furniture & Shelving  50,000.00
Silverton Public Library Silverton Collection Development  5,000.00
Swisher County Library Tulia Collection Development  5,000.00
Taft Public Library Taft Digitization:  The Taft Tribune  15,600.00
Tom Burnett Memorial Library Iowa Park Collection Development  4,000.00
Total Grants Awarded: 297,861.00

Tocker Foundation

Grant Recipients • 2nd Funding Period • 2014

Library

City

Project

Grant

Austin Memorial Library Cleveland Digitization 12,098.00
Carnegie Library of Ballinger Ballinger Technology and Upkeep 4,303.00
Betty Foster Public Library Ponder Public Access Computers 2,270.00
Bridge City Public Library Bridge City Computer Replacment and Printer 1,860.00
Bullard Company Library Bullard Collection Development 5,000.00
Carl & Mary Wellhausen Library Yoakum Digitization 21,720.00
Coldspring Area Public Library Coldspring Furniture & Shelving 49,940.00
Cross Plains Public Library Cross Plains Patron Computers & Software 7,190.00
Daingerfield Public Library Daingerfield Furniture & Shelving 29,168.00
Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library Refugio Digitization 32,725.00
Dickens County-Spur Public Library Spur Collection Development 5,000.00
Elsa Public Library Elsa Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
Gilbreath Memorial Library Winnsboro Furniture  34,311.00
Grapeland Public Library Grapeland Collection Development  10,320.00
Lakeshore Library Buchanan Dam Collection Development  5,000.00
Lindale Library Lindale Programming  7,000.00
Livingston Municipal Library Livingston Digitization  7,495.00
Marion Community Library Marion Furniture & Shelving  49,959.00
Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library Mason Furniture & Shelving  49,988.00
Moody Community Library Moody Patron Computers  2,010.00
Mount Enterprise Library Mount Enterprise Furniture & Shelving  50,000.00
Navasota Public Library Navasota Furniture  49,868.00
Pearsall Public Library Pearsall Furniture  49,970.00
Port Isabel Public Library Port Isabel Technology for Reading Room  3,030.00
Robertson County Carnegie Library Franklin Collection & Development  5,000.00
Rube Sessions Memorial Library Wells Technology upgrade  3,844.00
Silsbee Public Library Silsbee Collection Development  5,000.00
The Library at Cedar Creek Lake Seven Points Programming  3,358.00
Utopia Memorial Library Utopia Collection Development, computers  6,500.00
Weimar Public Library Weimar Furniture, computers  7,000.00
Wolfe City Public Library Wolfe City Computers and printer  1,095.00
Total Grants Awarded: 572,022.00

Tocker Foundation

Grant Recipients • 1st Funding Period • 2014

Library

City

Project

Grant

Austin Memorial Library Cleveland Digitization 12,098.00
Carnegie Library of Ballinger Ballinger Technology and Upkeep 4,303.00
Betty Foster Public Library Ponder Public Access Computers 2,270.00
Bridge City Public Library Bridge City Computer Replacment and Printer 1,860.00
Bullard Company Library Bullard Collection Development 5,000.00
Carl & Mary Wellhausen Library Yoakum Digitization 21,720.00
Coldspring Area Public Library Coldspring Furniture & Shelving 49,940.00
Cross Plains Public Library Cross Plains Patron Computers & Software 7,190.00
Daingerfield Public Library Daingerfield Furniture & Shelving 29,168.00
Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library Refugio Digitization 32,725.00
Dickens County-Spur Public Library Spur Collection Development 5,000.00
Elsa Public Library Elsa Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
Gilbreath Memorial Library Dublin Furniture 20,750.00
Grapeland Public Library Elgin Collection Development 5,000.00
Lakeshore Library Hondo Collection Development 24,885.00
Lindale Library Garden Ridge Programming 5,000.00
Livingston Municipal Library Jacksboro Digitization 24,252.00
Marion Community Library Grand Saline Furniture & Shelving 8,842.00
Hughes Springs Area Public Library Hughes Springs Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
Johnson City Library Johnson City Computer equipment 1,523.00
Liberty Hill Public Library Liberty Hill Collection Development 4,967.00
Marfa Public Library Marfa Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
McMullen Memorial Library Huntington Collection Development 5,000.00
Motley County Library Matador Collection and equipment 2,563.00
New Boston Public Library New Boston Computer equipment 1,795.00
Rains County Public Library Emory Collection Development 4,500.00
Reagan County Library Big Lake Digitization: Big Lake Wildcat 10,450.00
Reber Memorial Library Raymondville Digitization: Willacy County newspapers 10,450.00
Swisher County Library Tulia Furniture & Shelving 46,019.00
Waskom Public Library Waskom Computers and Collection Development 3,012.00
West Public Library West Digitization: The West News 14,982.00
Total Grants Awarded: 523,609.00

Tocker Foundation

Grant Recipients • 2nd Funding Period • 2013

Library

City

Project

Grant

Austin County Library Systems Wallis Computers & Equipment 10,310.00
Bertha Voyer Memorial Library Honey Grove Programming 30,000.00
Carson County Library Panhandle Digitization 35,078.00
Childress Public Library Childress Collection Development 6,635.00
Chilton Memorial Marlin Public Library Marlin Collection Development 5,000.00
Coleman Public Library Coleman Furniture & Shelving 36,062.00
Commerce Public Library Commerce Collection Development 5,000.00
Driscoll Public Library Devine Computers & Equipment 1,138.00
Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Los Fresnos Furniture & Shelving 49,920.00
Floyd County Library Floydada Collection Development 2,495.00
Friench Simpson Memorial Library Hallettesville Furniture & Shelving 66,970.00
Herman Brown Free Library Burnet Furniture & Shelving 49,730.00
Jackson County Memorial Library Edna Computers & Equipment 2,831.00
Jeff Davis County Library Fort Davis Collection Development 5,000.00
Jennie Trent Dew Library Goldthwaite Furniture & Shelving 49,948.00
Kerens Library, Friends of the Kerens Digitization 2,210.00
Lakehills Area Library Lakehills Collection Development 5,000.00
Lampasas Public Library Lampasas Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
Liberty Hill Public Library Liberty Hill Collection Development 4,873.00
Lindale Library Lindale Collection Development 5,000.00
Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library Rockdale Digitization 20,642.00
Lytle Public Library Lytle Collection Development 5,000.00
Marble Falls Public Library Marble Falls Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
McMullen Memorial Library Huntington Furniture & Shelving 4,625.00
Murphy Memorial Library Livingston Furniture & Shelving 48,959.00
Newton County Public Library Newton Collection Development 5,000.00
Palacios Library Palacios Digitization 20,750.00
Peñitas Public Library Peñitas Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
Pittsburg-Camp County Public Library Pittsburg Computers & Equipment 7,553.00
Pottsboro Area Public Library Pottsboro Collection Development 5,000.00
Robertson County Carnegie Library Franklin Computers & Equipment 6,552.00
Shamrock Public Library Shamrock Digitization 20,750.00
Singletary Memorial Library Rusk Furniture & Shelving 49,933.00
Total Grants Awarded: $716,934.00

Tocker Foundation

Grant Recipients • 1st Funding Period • 2013

Library

City

Project

Grant

B.J. Hill Library Holland Furniture & Shelving, Collection Development 10,000.00
Baylor County Free Library Seymour Digitization 32,278.00
Bellville Public Library Bellville Programming 600.00
Blanco Library, Inc Blanco Automation Upgrade & Furniture 9,549.00
Buna Public Library Buna Collection Development 5,000.00
Burkburnett Library Burkburnett Computers & Equipment 3,115.00
Carl & Mary Welhausen Library Yoakum Automation Upgrade 9,435.00
Cross Plains Public Library Cross Plains Computers & Equipment 1,724.00
Eden Public Library Eden Automation Upgrade 4,800.00
Gaines County Library Seagraves Digitization 19,084.00
Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library Hitchcock Automation Upgrade 7,600.00
Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center Giddings Computers & Equipment 1,240.00
Gladys Johnson Ritchie Public Library Jacksboro Automation Upgrade 8,100.00
Grand Saline Public Library Grand Saline Computers & Equipment 1,534.00
Grapeland Public Library Grapeland Shelving & Collection Development 8,115.00
Groesbeck Maffett Memorial Library Groesbeck Furniture & Shelving 50,000.00
Higgins Public Library Higgins Digitization 23,667.00
Jackson County Memorial Library Edna Collection Development 3,702.00
Johnson City Library Johnson City Collection & Furniture 6,382.00
Jourdanton Community Library Jourdanton Automation Upgrade 8,100.00
Kingsland Branch Library Kingsland Collection 5,000.00
Lakeshore Library Buchanan Dam Collection Development 5,000.00
Leon Valley Public Library Leon Valley Furniture & Shelving 45,777.00
Llano County Library Llano Computers & Equipment, Furniture 12,296.00
Lone Oak Area Public Library Lone Oak Collection Development, Furniture 3,115.00
Lovett Memorial Library Lovett Collection Development 5,000.00
McMullen Memorial Library McMullen WiFi Tower/Access point 2,657.00
Meridian Public Library Meridian Digitization 17,780.00
Motley County Library Matador Collection Development, Computers & Equipment & Furniture 7,106.00
Nellie Pederson Civic Library Clifton Automation Upgrade 6,100.00
Olton Area Library Olton Collection Development & Programming 5,440.00
Pearsall Public Library Pearsall Automation Upgrade 5,160.00
Reber Memorial Library Raymondville Automation Upgrade 11,200.00
Robertson County Carnegie Library Franklin Collection Development 5,000.00
Round Top Family Library Round Top Computers & Equipment 2,160.00
Schulenburg Library {Friends} Foundation Schulenburg Digitization 15,270.00
Shackelford County Library Albany Automation Upgrade 4,800.00
Stamford Carnegie Library Stamford Automation Upgrade 6,381.00
Tom Burnett Memorial Library Iowa Park Collection Development 4,000.00
Waskom Public Library Waskom Collection Development 4,000.00
Weimar Public Library Weimar Computers 2,120.00
Winters Public Library Winters Automation Upgrade 6,500.00
Total Grants Awarded: $395,887.00