The Accidental Library Fundraiser

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Course Description

While rarely part of education and training, library staff are often tasked with assisting or leading fundraising for library projects or programs. Grants, donations, gifts, and fundraising events all play into this informative session that will get anyone started on the path to supporting your library.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Identifying the role of the library fundraiser
  • Formulate questions and initial steps to make your library fundraising successful
  • Establish objectives and goals to help your library organization achieve fundraising results
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
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Instructor Information

Miguel Figueroa portraitMiguel Figueroa is President and CEO of Amigos Library Services. He has previously held positions with the American Library Association (Center for the Future of Libraries, Office for Diversity & Spectrum Scholarship Program, Office for Literacy and Outreach Services), the American Theological Library Association, New York University Medical Center, and Neal-Schuman Publishers. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Knowledge River Program, an initiative that examines library issues from Hispanic and Native American perspectives.