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National Home Library Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

National Home Library Foundation

3804 Williams Ln., LL

Chevy Chase, MD United States 20815-4952


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-12-31)

Assets: $689,286

Total giving: $20,057






Incorporated in 1932 in DC

Purpose and Activities

To assist in the distribution of books and other forms of reading materials to libraries and to community groups with limited resources or abilities to otherwise procure these materials; to assist in the support, promotion and development of programs with the goal of combating illiteracy and/or to encourage an interest in reading and the literary arts among all ages; and to encourage the development of programs relating primarily to literary or cultural topics that utilize various means of communications.

Fields of Interest

  • Adult education
  • Adult literacy
  • Agriculture
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and remedial instruction
  • Education
  • Education services
  • ESL and second language acquisition
  • Humanities
  • Information and Communications
  • Libraries
  • Literature and writing
  • Public affairs
  • Reading promotion
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-12-31

Assets: $689,286 (market value)

Expenditures: $39,302

Total giving: $20,057

Qualifying distributions: $20,057

Giving activities include:

$20,057 for grants