Welcome to the Bessie Minor Swift grant application process.  We have finished accepting applications for 2021 and have begun the review process. We will notify applicants of the results no later than May 1, 2021. Thank you to those who submitted requests this year.

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.