Sade Dozan - The Power of Resource Building: Institutional Support & Fundraising Component

The key to effective sustainability is ensuring your organization is well equipped to weather all the changes that may come.

The key to effective sustainability is ensuring your organization is well equipped to weather all the changes that may come.

A key part of development in this capacity is growing your institutional leg of funding to support your diversified fundraising strategy! Institutional grant-making can occur through an array of entities, but in particular, for libraries building foundation, corporation, and small-business support are essential. In this session, we will review best practices for aligning your organization with these types of institutions; prospect and fundraising landscape assessments; the components to a strong proposal template; and how to set your library up for success through strong relationship-building tactics.


This is the first conference to help train library workers, supporters, and advocates to navigate the world of local, state, and federal library funding.
Register today to learn to build support for funding your library.

Sade Dozan is a witness to the power collective voice has in shifting culture and policies surrounding under-resourced communities and marginalized groups. She specializes in small (under 5M budget) community-based nonprofit and coalition fundraising strategies. Through her decade-long career in organization resource-building and nonprofit development, she has worked to secure funds for inter-generational campaigns, youth, and literacy development programs, health and community initiatives, as well as economic development pipelines. She brings with her a wealth of project management experience, institutional and donor relations, and fundraising systems development.

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