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Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library by Laura Sloop Henzl, Kathryn Dilworth

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Advisory councils and friends of the library

Abstract

While association memberships are dwindling, there are still opportunities in the academic library to build a strong group of volunteers who not only give in their own right but can help build strategies for giving and connect the library to their network of donors. Any volunteer group needs to be developed with fundraising as a main goal. The development officer should not be involved in volunteer groups in the library where fundraising is not a priority.

Keywords

Friends; Advisory councils; Associations; Volunteers; Libraries; Fundraising; Donors

There is a lot of discussion lately about associations. One of the most famous pieces of literature to development professionals in the United ...

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