Welcome to the Bessie Minor Swift grant application process.  We are accepting applications through February 15, 2021.  The earlier you apply the more questions we will be able to ask and the more guidance we will be able to provide

You can complete an application here:

2021 Application

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.