Welcome to the Bessie Minor Swift grant application process.  We will be accepting applications for 2022 between January 1, 2022 and February 15, 2022.  Our recipients for 2021 have been announced and we hope you will congratulate them.  You can view those recipients on the Grants History tab.

2021 Application  (no longer accepting this year)

The information  you enter into the form will not be saved across sessions.  More information about preparing an application offline or for review is available on the “Frequently Asked Questions” page of this website (also found under the Information entry in the Main Menu).

Should you apply, you should receive confirmation of your submission within two to three days.  If you do not receive a confirmation within that period please don’t hesitate to email us at to check on the status of your application.

bmsf-2017-bike-pictureElectric Book Bike purchased for the Pitkin County Library in Colorado using Bessie Minor Swift funds in 2016.