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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 October 2016
  • ISBN : 9780081012383
  • Page : 198 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library: Philanthropy in Higher Education covers fundraising, a task that is often grouped into a combination role that may include, for example, the university museum or performance venue, thus diluting the opportunity for successful fundraising. Because the traditional model for higher education fundraising entails the cultivation of alumni from specific departments and colleges, the library is traditionally left out, often becoming a low-performing development area with smaller appropriations for fundraising positions. Most higher education development professionals consider the library fundraising position a stepping stone into another position with higher pay and more potential for professional advancement down the road rather than as a focus for their career. However, for universities that invest in development professionals who know how to leverage the mission of libraries to the larger alumni and friend community, the results include innovative and successful approaches to messaging that resonates with donors. This book provides information that applies to all fundraising professionals and academic leaders looking to strengthen their programs with philanthropic support, even those beyond university libraries. Makes the case for university libraries as a viable avenue for donor engagement that translates to all academic areas of higher education fundraising Highlights the importance of collaborative relationships and fundraising strategies with academic leaders, donors, and fundraising staff Outlines strategies that have resulted in fundraising success for academic and research libraries at universities of varying size and culture

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Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library

Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library
  • Author : Kathryn Dilworth,Laura Sloop Henzl
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-10-07
  • ISBN : 9780081012383
GET THIS BOOKSuccessful Fundraising for the Academic Library

Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library: Philanthropy in Higher Education covers fundraising, a task that is often grouped into a combination role that may include, for example, the university museum or performance venue, thus diluting the opportunity for successful fundraising. Because the traditional model for higher education fundraising entails the cultivation of alumni from specific departments and colleges, the library is traditionally left out, often becoming a low-performing development area with smaller appropriations for fundraising positions. Most higher education development

Academic Library Fundraising Benchmarks

Academic Library Fundraising Benchmarks
  • Author : Primary Research Group
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 9781574402896
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The 115+ page study looks closely at the fundraising practices and results of a sample of North American colleges and universities, providing detailed data and analysis on funds raised through grants, annual fund drives, wills, bequests and legacy rights, sale of books and other intellectual property, through efforts of friend of the library groups, events and fundraisers, and online campaigns and endowments, among other vehicles. It helps its readers to answer questions such as: how are libraries raising money? What percentage

Effective Fundraising

Effective Fundraising
  • Author : F. Warren McFarlan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-03-03
  • ISBN : 9781119772293
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Create a sustainable revenue model that can propel your mission-driven organization into the future Effective Fund Raising: The Trustee's Role and Beyond is the result of author F. Warren McFarlan’s two decades of research at Harvard Business School, along with over forty years of active social enterprise board service. This book offers a depth of knowledge and insight that will prove invaluable for trustees, donors, and others related to and responsible for the success of social enterprise. Social enterprise

Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library

Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library
  • Author : Kathryn Dilworth,Laura Sloop Henzl
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • ISBN : 008101130X
GET THIS BOOKSuccessful Fundraising for the Academic Library

Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library: Philanthropy in Higher Education covers fundraising, a task that is often grouped into a combination role that may include, for example, the university museum or performance venue, thus diluting the opportunity for successful fundraising. Because the traditional model for higher education fundraising entails the cultivation of alumni from specific departments and colleges, the library is traditionally left out, often becoming a low-performing development area with smaller appropriations for fundraising positions. Most higher education development

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  • Author : Karlene Noel Jennings,Joyce Garczynski
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-06-15
  • ISBN : 9781538131305
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With more universities facing financial difficulty and academic libraries being asked to do more with less, fundraising has been transformed from a luxury to a necessity. Now, more than ever, academic libraries need to know how to effectively obtain and steward donors. Most fundraising books are written from perspectives that are not always relevant to the complex environment that academic libraries must navigate. Fundraising for Academic Libraries: A Practical Guide for Librarian is written just for academic libraries. The authors

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29
  • ISBN : 0995089302
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"The Storytelling Non-Profit is a portable consultant for fundraisers, communicators and executive directors who want to tell great stories. In this book, professionals will learn a process for telling a story that inspires and resonates with a target audience."--Back cover.

Successful Fundraising

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  • Author : Meredith A. Butler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105063138635
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The primary purpose of this book it to assist library directors and those who want to become fundraisers for libraries to learn more about fundraising and find answers to their questions. The 12 case studies presented in this book address issues of building a major gift program; developing library capital campaigns; competing for National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grants and Kresge Foundation Challenge Grants; building library endowments; finding support for technology and innovation and library renovation; raising funds for a

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  • Author : M. Sandra Wood
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-07-24
  • ISBN : 9781442231702
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Obtaining funding to maintain and grow library services and resources has always been a challenge. Successful Library Fundraising: Best Practices brings together a wealth of information from public, academic, special, and school libraries who share their successful approaches to raising funds through traditional and non-traditional methods.

Successful Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations

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  • Author : Karen Brooks Hopkins,Carolyn Stolper Friedman
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : 9781573560290
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Fundraising experts Karen Brooks Hopkins of the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Carolyn Stolper Friedman of the Contemporary Museum of Art in Chicago offer important insights into today's best fundraising strategies for arts and cultural organizations of all sizes. New to this edition is an in-depth examination of corporate sponsorships, as well as a detailed chapter on endowment campaigns. All statistics, appendixes, and examples have been updated, and many helpful examples, including pledge forms, campaign statements, and sponsorship contracts, are

Private Philanthropic Trends in Academic Libraries

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  • Author : Luis Gonzalez
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • ISBN : 9781780633343
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Private Philanthropic Trends in Academic Libraries is written with the senior library administrator and the development officers of academic institutions in mind. Chapters provide a historical perspective of the funding trends of the private philanthropic foundations and corporate giving programs towards academic libraries during the first decade of the 21st century. Library fundraisers and library administrators are presented with the information needed to start the process of selecting which grant maker agencies to approach. Chapters discuss which grantmaking philanthropic foundations

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  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-10
  • ISBN : 9780810883826
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Although the positions of assistant or associate university librarians and deans are considered a training ground for upward movement in the profession, there are surprisingly very few mentoring experiences available. The Associate University Librarian Handbook: A Resource Guide looks to change that. Covering such topics as managing change, funding, research, career management, and more, this book will be a valuable tool and guide for both those in the position of associate university librarian and for those aspiring to get there.

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  • Publisher : Harvard Education Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-29
  • ISBN : 9781612509143
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Policy Patrons offers a rare behind-the-scenes view of decision making inside four influential education philanthropies: the Ford Foundation, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. The outcome is an intriguing, thought-provoking look at the impact of current philanthropic efforts on education. Over a period of several years, Megan E. Tompkins-Stange gained the trust of key players and outside observers of these four organizations. Through a series of confidential interviews, she

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-03-20
  • ISBN : 9781119289326
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The real-world guide to successfully funding your nonprofit program The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management is the comprehensive handbook for successful fundraising, with a practical focus that applies across the nonprofit sector. With a focus on planning, self-assessment, continual improvement, and high-payoff strategies, this book provides more than just ideas—it shows you the concrete, real-world actions that make it all happen, and gives you the tools you need to bring these concepts to life. This new fourth edition features

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A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction,

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  • Publisher : A-R Editions, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • ISBN : 9780895797346
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Money for the Asking explores the basics of fundraising for music library professionals. Music libraries face many challenges today, including shrinking budgets. Fundraising is one way to increase a library’s resources, but few books address fundraising opportunities specifically for music libraries. In this concise volume Peter Munstedt provides practical advice for music librarians who want to initiate fundraising. Based on his depth of experience, the author explains the importance of promoting a library’s needs, which can be critical