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: 18 January 2017
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has a long history of working with libraries to connect the public to important health information.
In 1976, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) began to specifically develop relationship...
News / Last Modified: 12 January 2017
With travel costs high and libraries busier than ever, library staff are using online technologies to connect and learn. Over 300 librarians attended the Februrary 28, 2013, free one-day online conference, Big Talk From Small Libraries, aimed at libr...
Webinar / Last Modified: 05 January 2017
This webinar introduces libraries to a dynamic and freely available data-visualization tool, Visualizing Funding for Libraries, which helps identify funding opportunities for libraries at national, state, and local levels.
Webinar / Last Modified: 30 December 2016
Archive and associated resources for May 4, 2011 webinar with Stephanie Gerding on process and resources for winning library grants.
Webinar / Last Modified: 13 December 2016
A webinar exploring signature fundraising events that help libraries raise funds and create friends.