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State Aid to Libraries, Fiscal Year 2015

The state budget for Fiscal Year 2015 (Executive Summary, Appendix C, page C-10) provides for the following state aid to libraries. Level funding has resulted in 22.5% apportioned to each municipality rather than the law’s recommended 25% of eligible funds expended in FY2013 as described in RIGL 29-6-2(a); maintenance of effort is 100% as set forth in RIGL 29-6-3.

Public Library Grant-in-Aid, Fiscal Year 2015
FY2014
Library Aid
FY2013 Approp & Expend FY2015
Tax-based
FY2015
Endowment
Total
FY2015
Barrington $341,149 $1,501,472 $337,844 $3,644 $341,488
Bristol $129,784 $620,398 $139,595 $0 $139,595
Burrillville $129,564 $626,743 $141,022 $0 $141,022
Central Falls $14,022 $78,082 $17,569 $0 $17,569
Charlestown $47,837 $208,000 $46,802 $964 $47,766
Coventry $215,315 $988,735 $222,474 $0 $222,474
Cranston $541,181 $2,334,538 $525,290 $13,789 $539,079
Cumberland $268,332 $1,205,823 $271,320 $1,792 $273,112
East Greenwich $121,963 $475,000 $106,879 $14,206 $121,085
East Providence $403,334 $1,613,387 $363,025 $0 $363,025
Exeter $41,703 $202,942 $45,664 $0 $45,664
Foster $31,569 $140,219 $31,550 $0 $31,550
Glocester $71,674 $313,350 $70,506 $1,125 $71,631
Hopkinton $34,084 $120,000 $27,001 $7,684 $34,685
Jamestown $80,467 $381,322 $85,801 $1,896 $87,697
Johnston $120,380 $544,776 $122,579 $2,150 $124,729
Lincoln $191,841 $848,938 $191,018 $0 $191,018
Little Compton $29,670 $134,652 $30,298 $0 $30,298
Middletown $135,566 $613,190 $137,973 $0 $137,973
Narragansett $123,055 $546,569 $122,983 $0 $122,983
New Shoreham $78,316 $347,855 $78,270 $0 $78,270
Newport $378,526 $1,687,279 $379,652 $2,087 $381,739
North Kingstown $263,710 $1,187,893 $267,286 $6,154 $273,440
North Providence $171,750 $783,270 $176,242 $0 $176,242
North Smithfield $63,341 $281,340 $63,304 $0 $63,304
Pawtucket $315,245 $1,442,786 $324,639 $4,854 $329,493
Portsmouth $103,446 $445,477 $100,236 $3,318 $103,554
Providence $1,182,779 $3,345,000 $752,652 $380,168 $1,132,820
Richmond $26,139 $94,827 $21,337 $5,194 $26,531
Scituate $95,169 $422,707 $95,113 $0 $95,113
Smithfield $269,659 $1,187,734 $267,250 $2,025 $269,275
South Kingstown $203,946 $824,055 $185,419 $13,926 $199,345
Tiverton $94,109 $457,060 $102,842 $0 $102,842
Warren $53,561 $235,620 $53,016 $900 $53,916
Warwick $688,368 $2,966,713 $667,535 $24,408 $691,943
West Greenwich $27,126 $125,125 $28,154 $0 $28,154
West Warwick $147,770 $632,000 $142,205 $13,439 $155,644
Westerly $265,543 $410,000 $92,253 $163,585 $255,839
Woonsocket $197,423 $873,325 $196,505 $0 $196,505
Total $7,698,411 $31,248,202 $7,031,102 $667,309 $7,698,411

FY 2015 State Aid Totals
Tax-Based Grant-in-Aid $7,031,102
Endowment-Based Grant-in-Aid $667,309
Total Grant-in-Aid $7,698,411
Statewide Reference Resource Center
(grant to Providence Public Library)
$1,012,378
Institutional Library Grant-in-Aid $62,609
State Aid to Public Libraries $8,773,398
Public Library Construction Reimbursement $2,331,590
Total State Aid to Libraries $11,104,988