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Cranbury Library Foundation Annual Report 2010


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This is the annual report for 2010 for the Cranbury Library Foundation as given by Patricia Thomsson (Board President) in April 2011

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Cranbury Library Foundation Annual Report 2010

  1. 1. Cranbury Public Library Foundation Established November 17, 2009
  2. 2. CPL Foundation Mission Statement <ul><li>501©3 & EIN 27-0792796 – acknowledge charitable contributions </li></ul><ul><li>Support fundraising for new facility </li></ul><ul><li>Pursue other funding sources </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Partner </li></ul>
  3. 3. CPL Foundation Board <ul><li>Pat Demers </li></ul><ul><li>Dave Fletcher </li></ul><ul><li>Mel Lehr </li></ul><ul><li>Frank Marlowe </li></ul><ul><li>Marilynn Mullen </li></ul><ul><li>Patty Thomsson </li></ul><ul><li>Kirstie Venanzi </li></ul>
  4. 4. CPL Foundation Accomplishments <ul><li>In 2010, the Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruited Mel Lehr to join Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation Logo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feasibility Study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations outreach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selected Capital Campaign Consultant </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. CPL Foundation Accomplishments <ul><li>In 2011 so far, the Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hired Janice Roddenbery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiated Capital Campaign planning including </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Formed Steering Committee </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wrote Case for Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Established Campaign Budget </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drafted Table of Gifts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wrote Donation Guidelines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Created Pledge Form </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Testing Campaign Name </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finalizing Campaign $$ Goal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating Donor Prospect Lists </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Cranbury needs a new public library .
  7. 7. CPL Foundation Case for Support <ul><li>There is a pressing need. </li></ul><ul><li>There is evidence of the need. </li></ul><ul><li>There are benefits to the community. Let me count the ways! </li></ul><ul><li>There are people who can make it happen. </li></ul>
  8. 8. CPL Foundation Case for Support <ul><li>There is a need. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current school/public library not meeting divergent requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More space required for comprehensive resources and services </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. CPL Foundation Case for Support <ul><li>Evidence of the need </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programming limited by available space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups turned away due to limited space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School restricts access during school hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource acquisition impinged </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. CPL Foundation Case for Support <ul><li>Benefits to the Cranbury Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A welcoming community “living room” for all ages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage reading & life-long learning outside of school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cranburians will stay in town </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustains small town feel and independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proven enhancement to property values </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. CPL Foundation Case for Support <ul><li>People who can make it happen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent library staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committed Library Board of Trustees and CPL Foundation Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cranbury citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YOU! </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Help us to give Cranbury the library our community deserves.