Fundraising and Sponsorships Committee

Charge

Plans and implements fundraising campaigns in coordination with Core program and conference committees, the Board, and other relevant groups or units, such as the ALA Development Office. Supervises sponsorship efforts for events such as Core Forum or preconferences.

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Roster

Tabatha Farney (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Joseph Yue (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Miranda Henry Bennett (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Charles F. Lyons (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Rebecca L. Mugridge (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
James G. Neal (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Catherine B. Soehner (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Joseph Yue (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Margaret Heller (Board Liaison, August 18, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Julie Reese (Staff Liaison, April 25, 2022, to June 30, 2023)

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Subcommittees

  • Forum Accessibility, Recording, & Streaming
  • Forum Programming
  • Forum Sponsorship
  • Forum Sustainability
  • Forum User Experience
  • Forum Website & Marketing

About this Committee

Deliverables

  • Annual fundraising plan, in coordination with other committees;
  • Annual sponsorships plan, in coordination with other committees;
  • Recruitment of new sponsors;
  • Ongoing recognition program for funders and contributors.

Expected Time Commitment

  • Holds 10-12 virtual meetings and no face-to-face meetings each year;
  • Time managing relationships with funders and potential funders.

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Experience or interest in fundraising;
  • Broad network/contacts in the library community, including vendors and potential funders;
  • Knowledge of Core and its work.