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Re-Energizing a Friends Group

Re-Energizing a Friends Group

The signs are obvious when a Friends group is ailing. Fewer volunteers, fewer events, less money raised, and less involvement in the community. Sometimes, the Friends group is the brainchild of a talented individual who successfully ran the organization as a...

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Starting a Friends Group

Starting a Friends Group

Well-run Friends groups are vital for the prosperity of public libraries (and can be an asset for school and academic libraries as well). What surprises some people is that a modern Friends group does more than run the traditional sale or thrift store. They can raise...

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Grant Writing

Grant Writing

Do you want to take the guesswork out of grant work? Grants can support the changing needs in your community and provide many benefits (in addition to funding!). Stephanie Gerding’s grant webinars are known for being easy to understand, motivating, and full of...

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