National guide to funding for libraries and information services

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Published by Foundation Center in [New York] .

Written in English

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  • Library fund raising -- United States -- Directories.,
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Includes indexes.

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Statementedited by Stan Olson, Ruth Kovacs & Suzanne Haile ; Zoe Waldron, project coordinator.
ContributionsOlson, Stan., Kovacs, Ruth., Haile, Suzanne.
LC ClassificationsZ683.2.U6 N38 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1634267M
ISBN 100879543957
LC Control Number91184786

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This large book, now in its eighth edition is a compiled list of grant awarding institutions that have a proven interest in making grants for libraries and information services. It includes some 1, granting organizations selected because libraries and information services are specifically stated as a type of organization they support, or 5/5(1).

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This volume is intended as a starting point for grantseekers looking for foundation, corporate and other charitable support for libraries and information services.

It contains a total of entries including grantmaking foundations, 7 direct corporate giving programs and 58 public charities (including 53 community foundations) that have shown a substantial interest in libraries or Author: Gina-Marie Cantarella.

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: A centralized location to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. The system houses information on over 1, grant programs and vets applications for 26 federal grant-making agencies.

ALA Grants: A diverse assortment of public and private grants for libraries and librarians administered by the American Library Association. White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) Award (Grants) H.W.

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The first step in developing a library budget is to look at what the library hopes to accomplish in the next year. Libraries with total operating budgets of less than $50, will receive funding priority; however, town libraries with total operating budgets over $, may also apply for grants.

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Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Awards and Grants (ALA) YALSA provides a list of grants and awards available to its members.

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Cal Humanities distributes grant money from the National Endowment for the Humanities to public libraries who design book discussions and public programs of all. A public library is a library that is accessible by the general public and is usually funded from public sources, such as taxes.

It is operated by librarians and library paraprofessionals, who are also civil servants. There are five fundamental characteristics shared by public libraries: they are generally supported by taxes (usually local, though any level of government can and may.

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This is stuff that strikes me as unusual: it may be something that a particular public library has been doing for decades. Haider (b) considers poor funding as the major cause for their poor state of affairs. He says: In fact, the crux of the problem lies in the non-availability of adequate financial support for public library services.

Funding for public libraries has not been only below the critical amount needed to provide effective services, but irregular, too.

A new national strategy to help England’s hard-pressed libraries is to include a £4m innovation fund for projects that help disadvantaged communities. The Department for Culture, Media and. Funding and Priorities: The Library Resource Guide Benchmark Study on Library Spending Planswas produced by Unisphere Research and sponsored by ProQuest.

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CDE Online School Library Survey The annual online survey is now open to collect information from individual schools about their libraries in – The National Library of Medicine is a part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Government Information: Grants, Funding & Tutorials. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A helpful list of links to grants and funding information. The Green Book Guide to compiling legislative histories of New York State laws.

Summarizes appropriate reference sources and materials. Library Funding Sources This list is designed to provide an overview of private funding sources that have supported Texas school, public and/or academic libraries in the recent past.

This list is not intended to be comprehensive, but offers a starting point for librarians seeking to diversify their funding base and to support special programming.

Public library patrons in particular have been taught to expect that a city will provide library or information services, along with essential services like fire and police. Thus, for overhead, and ongoing day-to-day working expenses and operations, public librarians should look.

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