How to Ask for Major Gifts

For many of us, asking someone for a large donation can be intimidating, or perhaps even terrifying. It shouldn’t be, if you think about it. Asking a potential donor to give a gift to the Library [...]

Library Foundations Raise Money for Libraries… Right?

Everywhere you turn in the world of libraries, you hear people talking about the need for private fundraising. Many feel that the answer to this challenge lies in the creation of a Library [...]

Securing Authors to Headline Your Fundraiser or Special Event

In the library world, successful fundraisers often include keynote appearances by popular authors. Involving writers is a great way to stoke interest in your special events. However, as anyone [...]