About the Foundation
The Blount County Public Library receives funding from Alcoa, Maryville and Blount County government, but receives additional funding from The Friends and The Foundation. The Friends focus their efforts to help meet general operating costs of the Library on an annual basis, while the Foundation focuses its efforts to support capital projects.
Capital projects tend to require significant funding and Blount County’s citizens have answered the call since the Library moved into its new facility in May of 2002. Since that time, supporters of the Foundation have continued to meet critical needs of the library including:
Future projects that will be funded by the Foundation include: