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The Foundation Center and GuideStar have joined together to form Candid. The Foundation Center is the world’s leading source of information on philanthropy, fundraising, and grant programs.  Read  Caitlyn Boland’s previous post about The Foundation Center and Funding...

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  On July 13, District Consultants within the Northwest Region hosted the Multi-District Workshop: Library Boot Camp at The Franklin inFranklin. Four sessions throughout the day addressed the following topics: Director/Board Roles & Responsibilities, Legal, Insurance,...

Most public libraries are not rated on Charity Navigator (CN), which provides guidance to donors about the financial health, accountability, tranparency and results of nonprofits.  CN bases its results on the 990 form and requires that a nonprofit has completed seven 990’s...