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It's All in the Planning: Getting Started on Strategic and Development Plans

Friday, May 16, 2014 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   X (Do not use) RAILS East Peoria Sherwood Kirk (Web Conference/Webinar, Max: 18)
Cost:   Free

  • The registration deadline for this event has passed.

The first step of library growth and support organization success is forming a good plan. This webinar will focus on the importance of having a plan and how to get started developing one. Instructor Sue Hall will discuss Rapid Results Planning, which is a stakeholder-driven process that can lead to great results. Learn who should participate in strategic planning, what today’s strategic plan looks like, and how to implement a strategic plan.

From the Friends and Foundation side, development planning is the best way to ensure that your organization establishes and achieves its goals. Development planning with a capacity assessment and includes all types of fundraising and advocacy activities.

Learning Outcomes:
-Understand the value of planning to help your library or your library support organization(s) thrive;
-Understand the components of strategic and development planning;
-Be able to engage the appropriate individuals in your planning process; and
-Move from the big plan to the action plan.

Who Should Attend
Library directors and management staff, trustees, Friends board members and staff, Foundation board members and staff.

Sue Hall is the director of Library Strategies, and lead consultant for The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library. Hall has worked with libraries and library organizations for over fifteen years in the areas of fundraising and strategic and development planning. She is also coordinator of Opus & Olives, the annual fundraising event for The Friends, which is recognized as one of the most successful author and fundraising events in the country.

Type:   Program

Register by: 5/15/2014

This is a group viewing of a recorded workshop hosted through Webex. This webinar was originally shown on February 5th, but due to inclement weather many were unable to attend. This webinar may only be viewed from the viewing location listed above.

Categories: Friends Groups, Management Skills/Administration, Public Relations, Reference, Trustee Development

This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

Last day to cancel registrations is: 5/16/2014

Questions? Please contact Joe Filapek.

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