Friends and Foundations

Hennepin County/Minneapolis, MN
Saint Paul, MN
University of Minnesota

Library-related Sites

American Library Association (www.ala.org)
United for Libraries (www.ala.org/united)
Minnesota Council on Foundations (www.mcf.org)
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (www.mncn.org)
Minnesota Dept. of Education - State Library (www.education.state.mn.us/mde/)
Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (www.mnitem.org)
Minnesota Humanities Center (www.minnesotahumanities.org)
Minnesota Library Association (www.mnlibraryassociation.org)
VolunteerMatch (www.volunteermatch.org)

Useful Webinars for Friends

Creation in Common: "How a Board of Directors Can Tell An Organization’s Story"
Creation in Common: "Impact Goals and Public Milestone Strategies"
United for Libraries: "12 Steps to Effective State Advocacy"

Useful Board Training Resources

Guidestar: Board Roles and Responsibilities
Charity Net USA: Nonprofit Board of Directors Best Practices
National Council of Nonprofits: Board and Governance Tools & Resources
Minnesota Secretary of State: Starting a Nonrpofit



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