Getting the Money: How to Succeed in Fundraising for Public and Nonprofit Libraries

Getting the Money: How to Succeed in Fundraising for Public and Nonprofit Libraries

by Ken Dowlin

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Overview

Get your library the funds you need! Guided by his lifetime of fundraising experience, Ken Dowlin offers suggestions that range from tips for community programs such as story hours and simple book sales to ideas for influencing referendum issues to gain increased or dedicated funding.

Get your library the funds you need! Guided by his lifetime of experience, Ken Dowlin offers readers fundraising suggestions that range from tips for community programs, such as story hours and simple book sales (a good way to clean house of outdated or little-used books to make a little money), to ideas for influencing referendum issues to gain increased or dedicated funding. Dowlin's goal is to help you understand the activities and tools available, and then construct and realize a clear, concise strategy. With Getting the Money, you can secure the funding necessary for the success of your library—or other governmental or nonprofit organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591585978
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2008
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ken Dowlin holds degrees in history, library and information science and public administration. His 36 year career began as a bookmobile driver, was director of four public libraries ranging in population size from 50,000 to San Francisco's 750,000. His last position was a professor in the largest distance education MLIS program in the country.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Getting Them Hungry (Putting Out the Bait)

Chapter 2: Cleaning Out the Kitchen

Chapter 3: Organizing the Kitchen (Strategic Thinking)

Chapter 4: Getting Good Equipment: Skillets, Pots and Pans, Knives and Cookbooks

Chapter 5: Nibbles and Starter Recipes

Chapter 6: Holiday Menus (Strategies to Get Major Funds)

Chapter 7: The Keys to the Financial Castle Kitchen

Appendix

Index

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