About the Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award
An annual award consisting of $2,500 and a 24k gold-framed citation presented to a library organization to recognize an innovative, creative, well-organized project which successfully developed income from alternative sources. The alternative sources may include, but are not limited to: individual gifts, foundations, endowments, "challenge" grants, and related efforts.
Joseph Mark Lauinger Memorial Library
for "The Gallery Tour and Private Auction at Sotheby's was selected as an innovative program to raise significant funding for the library and to support the library's Books Forever program"