Cost Estimator for the United States of America
Estimate program cost over a five-year span
The Cost Estimator (below) can help you understand the costs of replicating Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library over a five year period.
- If you know the total number of eligible children in your anticipated coverage area, enter it below the map.
- If you need to research the number of eligible children in your community, visit the United States Census Data website.
Estimating the number of eligible children in your community
- Visit the United States Census Data website.
- In the search box that states ‘I’m looking for…’ enter the word ‘Population’ followed by the state, county, city or zip code you wish to serve and click SEARCH.
- Get the population total for “Under 5 years.”
- Once you have your total eligible population, scroll down this page and enter that number to see the cost over a five year period.
- Finally, your results will display on-screen and in a downloadable, printable format.