Library Fund Raising: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
ALA Library Fact Sheet 24
In recent years, many librarians have turned to nontraditional sources of funding to ensure that their library or library system will be able to provide necessary services with a high degree of excellence. This fact sheet is designed to serve a variety of interests. Whether you are looking to fund a large, one-time project or to form lasting connections with the community at large that will generate future dividends, these sources will be valuable tools.
Library Advocacy | Library Funding | Fundraising for Libraries, including Academic, Public, School | Fundraising Consultants | Book Donations | Library Friends and Foundations | Grants and Grantwriting | Online Fundraising Tools
The continuing imbalance of the nation-wide highs in library use up against the cuts in library funding are explored in more statistical detail in ALA Library Fact Sheet 4 – Library Operating Expenditures: A Selected Annotated Bibliography and ALA Library Fact Sheet 6 – Public Library Use.