mid-continent public library


Mid-Continent Public Library demonstrated successful and creative fundraising with their new Library Lovers campaign. The library utilized a multifaceted approach capable of future growth and serving as a viable model for other libraries. Program leaders utilized community input to create a new affinity program, consistently themed and scaffolded to highlight the importance of members of all ages. They strategically utilized special events and branded products to capture community interest.

Awards Won

Title Year
Gale, A Cengage Company 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.
2017 - Winner(s)