Budgets & Funding

Calculator and checkbook

The budget is the backbone of library operations, pulling together short-, medium-, and long-range goals, all of which help to fulfill the organization's vision and mission. This section is dedicated to helping you find funding resources and work to secure a stable and sufficient budget, including how to work with local officials and make a clear case for funding needs.

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Winning Library Grants

 Webinar / Last Modified: 26 June 2014

Archive and associated resources for May 4, 2011 webinar with Stephanie Gerding on process and resources for winning library grants.

Signature Events for Small Libraries

 Webinar / Last Modified: 03 February 2014

A webinar exploring signature fundraising events that help libraries raise funds and create friends.

Library Grants 101

 Webinar / Last Modified: 31 January 2014

Archive and associated resources for February 10, 2010, session with Stephanie Gerding as part of the Technology Essentials 2010, online conference.

Funding for Broadband: Indiana & Beyond

 Webinar / Last Modified: 31 January 2014

Archive and associated resources for February 10, 2010, session with Wendy Knapp and Mary Alice Ball as part of the Technology Essentials 2010, online conference.