Know & Go: Always look a gift horse in the mouth: Donation and Gift Policy Best Practices for Libraries

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Course Description

Gifts and Donations to libraries require care and feeding. It's important to look these "gift horses" in the mouth. The acceptance, retention and use of gifts and donations require monitoring and management. We will look at best practices in gift and donation policies for libraries. We will look at ways that libraries can showcase specific needs and increase donations and gifts.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Discuss types of library donations and gifts and those policies
  • Identify best practices for accepting, retaining and utilizing donations and gifts
  • Discuss ways libraries are identifying specific needs and increasing donations and gifts
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Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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