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This is the development tool of choice in today's competitive funding environment. Providing targeted access to the most promising major givers, "The Big Book of Library Grant Money 2007" is the largest directory available, pulled from an authoritative and up-to-the-minute database of library-specific funders. This forward-looking edition includes nearly 2,473 private and corporate foundations and givers that have either indicated an interest in giving money to libraries or have already done so. Potential donors in "The Big Book" are profiled with contact and portfolio information, past contributions summary and analysis, and application information. With historical data, you can track contributions and assets and predict future giving patterns. Offering you the most "hooks" for connecting with actual people, "The Big Book" also provides contact information for over 13,000 foundation officers and directors. As an added feature, ALA's own development office experts have included tips on winning grants for libraries. Tailored to be the definitive sourcebook for identifying library-friendly givers, the 2007 edition is a must-have for libraries seeking a share of the nearly 11.5 billion dollars set aside by "Big Book" givers.
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"This book is highly recommended for those who are involved in the design of a new school library or the renovation of an old one. It is also recommended reading for students undertaking school library management units in university programmes for teacher librarians." "Buy this book for yourself and for all of the stewards of your project." "If you are a library professional who is contemplating a new or renovated facility, this is a must purchase... This is a thoughtful approach to the complete process from well-regarded experts in the field. Highly recommended." "With flowcharts, a glossary of technical terms, diagrams, photographs, addresses of useful Web sites, and a bit of cartoon humor, two library design and renovation specialists clarify the entire process of planning a school media center that will successfully serve its school for decades... The lucky few who actually find themselves able to remodel or design a new media center could benefit greatly from consulting this book. Recommended."
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Book Description Amer Library Assn, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0838909280