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By Susan Dowd

Like library clients, library donors hail from all walks of existence. whatever the scope or complexity of library fundraising, winning efforts are continually approximately forging and strengthening relationships with the variety of stakeholders through the group. Dowd and her staff from Library recommendations, a consulting team of the chums of St. Paul Public Library, proportion confirmed ideas that experience introduced in additional than $1 million each year. Believing that personal fundraising is a ordinary for libraries huge and small, they begin with 12 evidence approximately library fundraising and concentrate on actions with the top go back. tips and contours comprise:

  • The present pyramid version for constructing the tradition of giving that results in immense gifts
  • Overcoming fears of sponsorship and embracing cause-related marketing
  • Pitching the precise charitable gift
  • Confronting universal fears of inquiring for significant gifts
  • The execs and cons of club programs

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As changes occur in your 14 • Part One: Focus on Fund-Raising — Fund-amentals for Libraries community, the media is making note of it. You can too. Use census data to encourage more media coverage and financial support. Use your research resources to point out the relationship between your community’s demographic profile, achievement in local schools, and the services and resources you provide such as homework help or GED equivalency study guides. This kind of information is not only valuable as a public relations tool to highlight the library, it also tells a powerful story as you build relationships with individual donors, businesses, and foundations.

Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions,” is a quote that has been attributed to poet and essayist Oliver Wendell Holmes. Libraries are, and will continue to be, the places where minds come in contact with—and are expanded by—new ideas. Libraries allow free expression of ideas. One of the hallmarks of our free society (and part of the mission of public libraries) is the freedom to express ideas, opinions, and viewpoints. Libraries are one of the guardians of this freedom.

Carnegie was an iconic figure who altered the public library landscape of the Western world. He was born in the small village of Dunfermline, Scotland, in 1835, the son of a dirt-poor linen weaver. Attending school from only the ages of eight to twelve, Carnegie learned to love books and learning, and he read voraciously on the rare opportunities that he could borrow a book from a friend. He was first exposed to a library when a wealthy colonel in Allegheny, Pennsyl­ vania (where the Carnegies, out of work and desperate, emigrated in 1848) allowed working boys to borrow books from his personal library.

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