Budgets & Funding
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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News / Last Modified: 23 September 2015
Through the WebJunction webinar, Beyond Book Sales: Practical Ideas for Raising Funds for Your Library, Sue Hall, Director of Library Strategies, reminds us that small libraries can benefit from the "small community advantage" where persona...
Document / Last Modified: 23 June 2015
Examples shared by libraries in the Beyond Book Sales webinar on June 23, 2015.
Webinar / Last Modified: 23 June 2015
This webinar, presented in collaboration with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries, will explore strategies for fundraising, for libraries of any size.
Webinar / Last Modified: 05 June 2015
This webinar showcases information and resources from the Rural Information Center made available to libraries and other organizations working to maintain the vitality of America's rural communities.
News / Last Modified: 03 February 2015
Perhaps especially in rural communities, libraries provide key points of connection with the broader world, serving as windows on faraway places, other cultures, and diverse perspectives. But libraries can also help deepen our ties to the places we l...