The EveryLibrary Institute today announces the launch of FundLibraries.org, the first and only crowdfunding website dedicated solely to innovative library and literacy projects in school, public, and academic communities. Fundlibraries.org is a simple to use, one-stop fundraising platform for libraries and library support organization that connects great ideas in need of crowdsourced funding with tens of thousands of potential donors across the country.
EveryLibrary Institute Partners with Awesome Libraries Chapter to Support Innovative Library Projects
The EveryLibrary Institute today announces a new partnership with the Awesome Foundation - Libraries Chapter to support their fundraising and philanthropic activities with the launch of AwesomeLibraries.org. The EveryLibrary Institute is providing fiscal sponsorship and digital infrastructure support to help Awesome Libraries further its philanthropic mission of support. Awesome Libraries is a voluntary organization of library professionals who contribute on a monthly or yearly basis to a common donor pool and select “truly awesome” library projects from around the world to fund. Since 2017, Awesome Libraries trustees have donated $11,000 to eleven library and literacy projects in the United States and abroad.
We’re excited to launch our first set of 6 library advocacy webinars on demand!
We're offering these webinars on demand so that you can attend our pre-recorded webinars at a time that is most convenient for you. That means that you'll get instant access to these great webinars as soon as you register.
Public libraries are the unsung heroes of economic development and entrepreneurial supports in communities across the country. It's time for library leaders to make sure we are seen doing this work.
CILIP, the UK’s library and information association and the US-based Charitable Non-profit, the EveryLibrary Institute have announced an innovative new partnership to help librarians and information professionals across England build political support and improve future funding for libraries.
The RoundUpApp allows you to put your spare change to work for good causes like libraries! After every credit or debit card purchase, the app will round up (get it?) to the next dollar and send that change to the EveryLibrary Institute. It's the easiest way to make donations to support libraries in the United States.
We're excited to partner with Tenn-Share to bring you these statewide trainings for public, school, and academic librarians to build support for funding your library in whatever community your library serves.
In this introductory webinar, we are going to explore what it takes to build a movement for libraries in your local community. The advocacy theory, strategies, and tactics that we introduce come from some of the largest movements for causes and political campaigns. These advocacy tools include data, messaging, supporter cultivation, fundraising, using volunteers, and a wide range of tactics like Facebook, outreach, email and direct mail, paid and earned media, and much more
School libraries in the Florida Panhandle still need our help recovering from Hurricane Michael.